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The South Prospect of Bushey Hall. P540
The South Prospect of Bushey Hall. P540 To y.e Right Worp.ll S.v Robert Marsham K.t & Baron.t
This Draught is humbly Presen.d by J. Drapentier.
[Sir Henry Chauncy c.1700]
Engraving plate 285 x 375mm (11¼ x 14¾") Centre fold. Damaged, loss in the middle of the print.
Published for the first edition of Sir Henry Chauncy's (1632 - 1719) Historical Antiquities of Hertfordshire 1700. Bushey Hall was a historic house built in 1428 for Thomas Montacute, 4th Earl of Salisbury. It was also the home of Sir John Marsham, 1st Baronet. From 1883 Bushey Hall hosted a hydrotheraputic institue in in its 250 acres of parkland. The manor was demolished in the nineteenth century.
[Ref: 56165]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Hide Hall. Pa 81
Hide Hall. Pa 81 To the Right Worp.ll S.r Robart Josling of Hide Hall Baronet.
This Draught is humbly Presented by John Drapentier.
[Sir Henry Chauncy c.1700]
Engraving plate 285 x 375mm (11¼ x 14¾") Centre fold as issued. Some creasing. Two tiny stains in margin one entering the plate mark. Tear in right margin repaired.
Published for the first edition of Sir Henry Chauncy's (1632 - 1719) Historical Antiquities of Hertfordshire 1700. William the Conqueror granted the estate to Geoffrey de Mandeville. It is named after the Hides who succeeded the Mandeville's. After the death of Sir Thomas Hide it passed onto Thomas Joceline by marriage (Jocelyn) and then stayed within the Joceyln family. Sir Robert Jocelyn, 1st Baronet (16231712) owned the estate when this print was made and published.
[Ref: 56221]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Hyde Hall.
Hyde Hall. To y.e Right Worp.ll S.v Nicholas Miller of Hyde Hall.
This Draught is humbly Presen.d by J. Drapentier.
[Sir Henry Chauncy c.1700]
Engraving plate 285 x 375mm (11¼ x 14¾") very large margins. Damaged. Centre fold some damage around the middle of the fold. Right horse and carriage faded.
Published for the first edition of Sir Henry Chauncy's (1632 - 1719) Historical Antiquities of Hertfordshire 1700. The house is recorded as the Manor of "Sabrixteworde" in the Domesday Book. After the Battle of Hastings it was granted to Geoffrey de Mandeville I by William the Conqueror. Local notables have included John Leventhorpe (1370 1435), an executor of both King Henry IV and King Henry Vs' wills and Anne Boleyn, who was given the Pishiobury/Pishobury estate, located to the south of the town. Sir Walter Lawrence (1872- 1939) acquired Hyde Hall in the 1920's and built a cricket ground and pavilion in the grounds. Hyde Hall was sold in 1945 and became a school, however now it is a Grade II listed building and has been divided into housing.
[Ref: 56189]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Risden House Pa.79
Risden House Pa.79 To y.e Right Worp.ll Pienelopie Stone the Relict Tho : Stone of Risden House Esqr
This Draught is humbly Presen.d by J. Drapentier.
[Sir Henry Chauncy c.1700]
Engraving plate 285 x 375mm (11¼ x 14¾") Centre fold with some loss near it. Some creasing. Ink offset.
Published for the first edition of Sir Henry Chauncy's (1632 - 1719) Historical Antiquities of Hertfordshire 1700. The Stone family purchased the land in 1603 from Edward Newport and finished the Jacobean house in c.1615. Thomas Stone died in 1696 and left no sons, so his eldest daughter Penelope inherited. Risden House is now known as Julians.
[Ref: 56192]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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The Hoo.
The Hoo. To Gilbert Hoo Keate Esq. This Draught is humbly Presented by John Drapentier.
[Sir Henry Chauncy c.1700]
Engraving plate 285 x 375mm (11¼ x 14¾") very large margins. Centre fold. Some damage around the centre fold towards the lower middle.
Published for the first edition of Sir Henry Chauncy's (1632 - 1719) Historical Antiquities of Hertfordshire 1700. A Grade II listed country house in Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire. Sir Jonathan Keate, 1st Baronet (16331700) was a merchant who during the Interregnum imported sugar from Barbados. He retired from business after his wife inherited the Hoo estate, rebuilt the mansion there, and later acquired two adjacent manors. His son Sir Gilbert Hoo Keate, 2nd Baronet (c.1661 - 1705) later took over the estate. In 1944 the house was in use as a maternity home.
[Ref: 56220]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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