View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms
The late thirteenth-century manor house at Allington, built by Stephen de Penchester and licensed for crenellation in 1281, was enlarged and modified in a domestic style by Sir Henry Wyatt in the early sixteenth century. It is these extensions that lend the present castle its picturesque qualities (though it had fallen into dilapidation by the early twentieth century was largely reconstructed between 1905 and 1929).
The drawing was made with the page turned horizontally.
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After Joseph Mallord William Turner Hurstmonceux Castle