Catalogue description MAYFIELD, Farm belonging to Mr. Js. Tompsett of Mayfield. T. Weller.

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Details of GLY/3118
Reference: GLY/3118
Title: MAYFIELD, Farm belonging to Mr. Js. Tompsett of Mayfield. T. Weller.
Description:

60a. in E. centre of parish, being the present Fair Oak [Farm] but called on the map Burnt House and Fair Oak Farms, copyhold of the manor of Bivelham and freehold of the manor of Coomb respectively. Field-names; names of adjacent owners. State of cultivation indicated by colour. Finely drawn and coloured map; table of contents surmounted by drawings of agricultural implements; pastoral scenes, including man with gun and dog; cartouches with stylized floral decoration. All decoration is in grey wash. A later pencil note on the map records that Weller was successor to Walter Gale, master of Mayfield Charity School, and great-grand-father of Lady Butler the artist

Date: 1788
Held by: East Sussex Record Office, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Physical condition: 40 in. to 1 m. 25½ x 28.
Publication note:

see E. M. Bell-Irving, Mayfield: the story of an old Wealden village (1903).

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