This sketch was drawn by Edward Pretty in about 1830.
It was in album of sketches from the Maidstone Museum's archive.
T
he following note was along side the sketch.


       
The old stair tower on which the Observatory
was raised.
see next page*. I drew one cold
fore noon on 26th Dec,
sitting close under
Mr Guy's [?] wall


* The next page showed Herbert Bensted's etching of the proposed removal of the Barn and the new Observatory and Chapel


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