Birds eye view of Brightwell in the Country of Suffolk, the seat of the Hon. Sir Samuel Barnardiston, Bart.
(Brightwell church is visible in the top left of the drawing.)

The mansion had been rebuilt at great expense by Sir Samuel Barnardiston in 1663. In the year 1760 it was taken down except for a portion now used as a farmhouse.

Ref: Kip, Johannes. (1707). Views of Several of the Queen's Palaces, also of The Principal seats of the Nobility and Gentry of Great Britain. (Etched by Kip, after views drawn by Leonard Knyff.)


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