The Survey of Houghton Hall Estate by Joseph Hill,1800

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 detailed commentary.

 


Series: Norfolk Record Society, Vol. L

Edited By: David Yaxley

Year of Publication: 1984

Hardback: 164 pages

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0951160001

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