Estate Plan Circa1700

Estate Plan Circa1700
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Estate plan print circa 1700 of Sir Thomas Brograve's seat at Hammells, Hertfordshire taken from
"The Historical Antiquities of Hertfordshire: with the original of counties, hundreds or wapentakes and hamlets; the foundation and origin of monasteries, churches, and vicarages; the several honors, mannors, and parks of the nobility and gentry; and the succession of the lords each. Faithfully collected from public records, ancient manuscripts and other select authorities." CHAUNCY,Sir Henry. Engraved by Drapentier. Approx 43 cm.x 37 cm. Later colour . In very nice clean condition , trimmed lightly to the side margins. All c17th social life for the rich and powerful is here: deer roam in the deer park, gentlemen doff their hats to ladies, a carriage  travels the grounds,horses are excercised and watered, and pigs are mucked out, whilst others survey the formal gardens. A most attractive print.
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