This sketch was drawn by Edward Pretty in about 1830.
It was in album of sketches from the Maidstone Museum's archive.
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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