John Rutter: Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey
(London: 1823) Sp Coll q63
Fonthill Abbey: View of the West & North Fronts: from the End of the Clerk's
Drawn by J. Martin; engraved by T. Higham.
(Published June 2nd 1823, by J. Rutter, Shaftesbury)
The grouping of
the great divisions of the Abbey is very perfect from this point. The
enormous height of the central tower is reduced into proportion by the lofty
erections about its base, and a magnificent idea of extent is produced by the
great distance at which the towers appear, which teminate the eastern and
southern extremities ... (p.67).