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Norfolk Record Society Est.1930

Patron: His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester, KG, GCVO

Edited By: David Yaxley

1984, 164pp

ISBN: 0951160001

The Houghton Hall estate was in poor shape on the death of Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford. His heir, the Earl of Cholmondeley, commissioned a Cheshire surveyor, Joseph Hill, to make a survey of the estate. The volume also contains 18 maps and 85 illustrations, chiefly of farm houses, with a detailed commentary.

The Survey of Houghton Hall Estate by Joseph Hill,1800