Beautiful Britain - Leybourne Castle, Kent

Dennis Melling

Drobeta Turnu Severin, Romania

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1188 views at 18/09.2014.

A digital painting, using Gruppe in DAP and Gimp for the colours and lighting, of Leybourne Castle, Kent

The source of the original out of copyright black & white lithograph is : Francis Grose : “The Antiquities of England and Wales (Vol III)” (1783). Published 10th Sept. 1784 by S. Hooper., R Godfrey Sc. Image supplied by fromoldbooks.com
“Of this place Kilburn gives the following account: “Sir William Arsick (one of the eight chief captains of lieutenant-govenors of Dover Castle, in the time of William the Conqueror) was the owner of Leibourn; and in the same was a castle, of which the Lord Leibourn, an ancient and eminent family there, was owner”

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