(Residence of the Dowager Countess Spencer)
London: Published by Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, Poultry, Sepr 1, 1806
Engraved by J. Storer from a Drawing by G, Shepherd
From the Beauties of England & Wales
Holywell House was the home of the John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, and his wife Sarah, Sarah is said to have been born at Water End, Sandridge.
The detail on the right comes from a map of St Albans produced in 1822 for Clutterbuck's The History of the County of Hertford. The house, its ornamental gardens, and lake fed by water from the River Ver, can clearly be seen, The house was demolished in 1837.
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