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A copy of N. Coker's Survey of Dorsetshire (Lond. 1732), 1732

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Gough Dorset 5

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A copy of N. Coker's Survey of Dorsetshire (Lond. 1732), interleaved, with notes by the rev. John Lewis of Margate (d. 1746) and Joseph Ames (d. 1759), as well as a few by Hutchins and Gough. There are also drawings of:
  1. Vicar's house in Portland (at p. 36)
  2. King Athelstane, etc. (at p. 40)
  3. St. Aldhelm's chapel in Purbeck (at p. 48)
  4. Arne church (at p. 54)
  5. Branksey castle, 1752 (at p. 86)
  6. Damary oak near Blandford, 1747 (at p. 105)
  7. Canford (at pp. 117, 118)
At end are letters from J. Lewis, 22 March--, Joseph Ames, 1 June 1754, etc., and a pencil account of fireworks in London, 27 Apr. 1749.

Dates

  • 1732

Extent

1 volume

Shelfmark

Gough Dorset 5

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 17908

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