The stanhope was a gig, buggy, or light phaeton, typically having a high seat and closed back. It was named after Captain Hon. Henry FitzRoy Stanhope (ca. 1754 - 1828, son of William Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Harrington), a well-known sportsman of his time, and built by the London firm of Tilbury, coachbuilders in Mount Street. (see Tilbury (carriage))
- Walrond, Sally: Looking at Carriages, p. 72. Pelham Books, London 1980 ISBN 0-7207-1282-3
- At South Street, London in about 1820 according to Walrond, Sally: Looking at Carriages, p. 73
- D7849 Stanhope gig, wood, maker unknown, England, c 1862 - Powerhouse Museum Collection. Powerhouse Museum | Science + Design | Sydney Australia. Search "stanhope gig".
- Morven Park Morven Park Winmill Carriage Museum
- Seabrook Coaching Stable Dispersal Auction: Stanhope Gig. The Carriage Association of America, Inc.
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