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    scotsborough house tenby

    Antique Scotsborough House Tenby

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    inscribed and dated on the reverse " Scotsborough, Tenby / 30th May 1872 "
    Scotsborough house is now a ruin, it is possible to trace it back to the 15th century and fruther back. Stephen Perrot of Popton was mayor of Tenby in 1413 and owned Scotsborough House. The residence early in the 17c of Rhys ap Thomas whose monument is in Tenby Church.
    Edward Lluyd stayed there and in a letter dated 28th Feb 1697 records that he - discovered may undescribed zoophyts by dredging here, and many new sorts of figured fossils, among which a figure of a flat fish represents one of the greatest rarities hitherto observed by the curious (this was in the St Florence Valley which was at that time tidal could the ?flat fish? have been a Trilobite)?
    The house was sold by the ap Rhys family early in the 18C.

    Materials:
    Pencil and Watercolour
    Width (cm):
    28.20 x 39.00cm 11.10 x 15.35 ins

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