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View of Mr Andrews’ House Near Newbury

Accession Number:

NEBYM:1937.99

An engraving of Donnington Grove with the River Lambourn in the foreground and Donnington Castle in the background. Inscribed ‘View of Mr Andrews’s House near Newbury, in Berkshire’. Published in the December 1772 issue of the Gentleman Magazine. James Petit Andrews built a manor at Donnington Grove in 1763. The son of Joseph Andrews of Shaw House, James was a historian and involved with the work of the ‘Committee for the Relief of the Black Poor’ in the 1780s.

Period: 18th century

Place: Newbury

Category:

Fine Art

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