The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
The Burrell Collection (1776-1791) in the British Library
Samuel Hieronymous Grimm (1733-1794), artist, was born in Switzerland, studied in Berne and Paris before moving to Covent Garden, London in 1768. Besides his work as a commercial engraver and watercolour painter he is best known for some 2,500 commissioned watercolurs of antiquities, historic buildings and landscapes in the British Library (MSS 15537-48). Throughout the 1780s he toured Sussex, sketching churches, monuments, castles, abbeys and houses of the gentry
James Lambert, senior, (1725-1788) and his nephew James Lambert, junior, (1744-1799) were both landscape painters living in Lewes, Sussex. Between them they produced over 600 items, ranging from pencil sketches to large oils.
William Burrell (1732-96), antiquary, was born in Leadenhall Street, London, educated at Westminster School and Cambridge University. He became Chancellor of Worcester and Rochester Dioceses, M.P. for Haslemere and a Commissioner of Excise. From 1780 he employed Samuel Grimm and the Lamberts to make drawings of all the notable antiquities and important houses in Sussex, which he bequeathed to the British Museum in his will.
for more information refer to Sussex Views by Walter H. Godfrey and L.F. Salzman and Sussex Depicted by John Farrant, both published by the Sussex Record Society.

Buxted
St Margarets Church 1783

Buxted Place 1785

Hogge House 1785

Buxted Place 1798
Crowborough
Chapel and School 1744

Walshes Manor House 1785
 
Hartfield
Bolebroke 1782
  
Maresfield
Maresfield Park 1787
  
Mayfield
Mayfield Palace c1780

Great Hall c1780

Mayfield Place 1783
Rotherfield
Rotherfield 1785
  
Uckfield
Uckfield Church c1780

Copwood 1785
 
Waldron
Horeham Manor c1780

Tanners 1784

Possingworth 1785
Withyham
Buckhurst 1780

Church and Parsonage 1783
 

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