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View of Dilston Hall

Nicholas Wells Antiques has recently acquired a rare 19th-century watercolour of Dilston Hall, the seat of the unfortunate James Earl of Derwent-Water. This impressive country house stands proudly on a hilltop, overlooking extensive gardens and a river. The watercolour is not only aesthetically pleasing, but it is also a valuable historical artifact as it depicts a property that was demolished in 1768.

Dilston Hall was once the home of James Radclyffe, the third Earl of Derwent-Water, who was executed for his involvement in the Jacobite rising of 1715. The property was later inherited by his brother, Charles Radclyffe, who also participated in the rebellion and was subsequently exiled. Dilston Hall was eventually sold to the Earl of Northumberland and was later demolished in the late 18th century.

This watercolour provides a rare glimpse into the grandeur and beauty of Dilston Hall before its demise. The artist has captured the essence of the property, showcasing its impressive architecture and stunning surroundings. It is a wonderful addition to any collection of historical artifacts and is sure to be of interest to collectors and enthusiasts alike.

Overall, this watercolour is a valuable piece of history that provides a unique perspective on a property that is no longer in existence. Its rarity and beauty make it a significant acquisition for Nicholas Wells Antiques, and it is sure to be appreciated by those with an interest in history and art.

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19th Century Watercolour View of Dilston Hall

Stock Number: 21279

A rare 19th century watercolour View of Dilston Hall the Seat of the Unfortunate James EARL of DERWENT-WATER

£1,500

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  • Height (Framed): 44.5 cm (17.52 inches)
  • Width (Framed): 53.5 cm (21.06 inches)

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