Up Parke in Sussex, the Seat of the Rt. Hon.ble Ford Ld. Grey Baron of Werke, Viscount Glendale Earle of Tankerville, and one of His Maj.ts Most Hon.ble Privy Councill.38.
Engraving. Plate 350 x 488mm. 13¾ x 19¼". Centre fold.
A Plan of Uppark, the 17th-century house and gardens in South Harting, Petersfield, West Sussex. The house, set high on the South Downs, was built for Ford Grey (1605-1701), the first Earl of Tankerville, c.1690, and was sold in 1747 to Sir Matthew Fetherstonhaugh. A plan from "Britannia Illustrata" by Johannes Kip and Leonard Knyff are significant for providing reliable records of the development of the formal English garden in the Dutch-French style. The vast lands associated with these houses are now part of villages which as in this case carry the name of the manor house. It came to the National Trust in 1954.
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