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Notes of antiquarian tours through the counties of England, written in 1759-1771 by R. Gough

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MS. Top. Gen. e. 17

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Notes of antiquarian tours through the counties of England, undertaken by Richard Gough in 1759-71 (Nichols, Literary Anecdotes, vi. 269 note), with a short index of places. There are many drawings or etchings of churches, of views, and of monumental and architectural details.
  1. Derbyshire (fol. 14);
  2. Devon (1765; fol. 49);
  3. Dorset (fol. 153);
  4. Durham ('Itinerarium Dunelmense', 1763; fol. 276).

Dates

  • written in 1759-1771 by R. Gough

Extent

357 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Shelfmark

MS. Top. Gen. e. 17

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. V, no. 25511.

Custodial History

Lot 973 in the Gough Nichols sale, 1874.

Gough Nichols coll. vol. no. 2 (from 1874 to about 1884).

Related Materials

For other counties, see MSS. Top. Gen. e. 16, 18-28.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

about 8 1/2 × 6 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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