18th Century
A View of Riseholme

Watercolour on paper, signed and entitled bottom right
Image size: 12 x 10 inches (30.5 x 25.5 cm)


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Riseholme is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.

Riseholme Hall, seen depicted here, is an 18th-century country house, that stands to this day in the Riseholme Park estate. It was designed by William Railton and is a grade II listed building.

From about 1840 until 1887, it served as the official residence for the Bishop of Lincoln, and subsequently was privately owned.