Thomas Allom 1804 - 1872
Belmont Castle, Grays Thurrock, Essex
Photo: R.A.
© Royal Academy of Arts, London
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Belmont Castle, Grays Thurrock, Essex, 1830s?
watercolour and wash on cream wove paper, 98 X 155 mm
Given by Leverhulme Trust, 1936
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A view of Belmont Castle, Essex from the River Thames. The castle, a neo-Gothic structure, was built for the local landowner Zachariah Button in the late 18th century.

Thomas Allom was primarily an architect but also produced small topographical views many of which were engraved as illustrations.