Lady Lyttelton in Hagley Hall, Hagley - 30 July, 1826
from Letter from Lady Sarah Lyttleton to her brother, the Hon. Frederick Spencer, 30 July, 1826, page 253:
I am spending my evening in an airy old-fashioned book-room at the top of Hagley House, with windows overlooking all the magnificent woods of this park, and then by a side view, plains, hills, and dales to the farthest distance, where one just perceives a faint line of Welch [sic] mountains. A band of music is playing far enough off to sound beautiful, a beautiful setting sun lighting it all up. Plenty, in short, to make up a very goodly heritage.
Sarah Spencer Lady Lyttelton, Letter from Lady Sarah Lyttleton to her brother, the Hon. Frederick Spencer, 30 July, 1826. In Hon. Mrs. Hugh Wyndham (ed.), Correspondence of Sarah Spencer, Lady Lyttelton 1787–1870 (London, 1912), p. 253. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1541433206432 accessed: 21 January, 2021
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|sound of a distant band||performed by a band|
|Date/Time||30 July, 1826|
|Listening Environment||in private, indoors, solitary|
Lady Sarah Spencer married William Henry Lyttelton on 3 March 1813, after which she was known as Lady Lyttelton. He succeeded his half-brother as 3rd Baron Lyttelton in 1828.