Dove Cottage : 2008.107.201
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Brough Castle, Westmorland,
engraved by Sparrow, published by Samuel Hooper, Ludgate
Hill, London, 1775.
Included in The Antiquities of England and Wales, by Francis Grose.
printed bottom left, right, centre
Printed for S. Hooper 7 May 1775. / Sparrow Sc. / Brough Castle, Westmorland
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Book, 4 volumes plus 2 supplements, The Antiquities of
England And Wales, by Francis Grose, published by Samuel
Hooper, Ludgate Hill, later 212 High Holborn, London,
Each county has a map at the top of a double page of text. The maps are by John Seller, 1694, as suits a book about antiquities.
... a collection of views of the most remarkable ruins and antient buildings, accurately drawn on the spot: to each view is added an historical account of its situation, when and by whom built, with every interesting circumstance relating thereto: collected from the best authorities ...
Volume 1 1772, vol.2 1773, vol.3 1774, vol.4 1776 with an index to the first volumes; supplements, vol.5 177, vol.6 1787.
Published in a new edition, 1783-97 in 8 volumes the page layout altered.
Cumberland, vol.1; map, St Bees Monastery, Carlisle Castle, Cockermouth Castle 2 plates, Lanercost Priory, Naworth Castle 2 plates, Penrith and Carlisle castle plans.
Westmoreland, vol.6; map, Brough Castle ?2 plates, Brougham Castle, Heppe or Shap Abbey
Lancashire, north of the sands, vol.3; Kertmele or Cartmele Priory