The East View of Tong Castle in the County of Salop.To the most Noble Evelyn Duke, & Earl, of Kingston Marquess of Dorchester, Viscount Newark, & Baron Pierpoint, of Holme Pierpoint in the County of Nottingham. Owner of this Castle. Tong Tuang or Toang was in the Saxons times in the Family of Morcar Earls of Northumberland...Noble Family & ye present Duke of Kingston is now Lord thereof.
This Prospect is Humbly Inscrib'd by, May it Please, Yr: Grace Yr: Graces most Dutyful & Obedient Serv.ts Sam.l & Nath.l Buck.
Copper engraving. Plate 197 x 375mm. 7¾ x 14¾".
Tong Castle, the Gothic country house in Shropshire set within a park landscaped by Capability Brown, on the site of a medieval castle of the same name. This the original castle, which was built in the 12th century. From "Views of Ruins of Castles & Abbeys in England, Part 2, 1726-1739".
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