The Survey of the Houghton Hall Estate by Joseph Hill, 1800

The Houghton Hall estate was in poor shape on the death of Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford.  His heir, the Earl of Cholmondeley, commissioned a Cheshire surveyor, Joseph Hill, to make a survey of the estate.

The volume also contains 18 maps and 85 illustrations, chiefly of farm houses, with detailed commentary.

Series: Norfolk Record Society

Volume Number: L

Year of Publication: 1984

Edited By: David Yaxley

Cover: Hardcover

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0951160001


  • Norfolk;
  • Fakenham;
  • Country Houses;
  • Houghton Hall;
  • History;