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

MS. Top. Gen. e. 19
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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. Hampshire and the Isle of Wight (1769; fol. 14);
  2. Herefordshire (1770; fol. 152);
  3. Hertfordshire (1760; fols. 259, 342);
  4. at fol. 317 is 'a Survey of the Church of South Mims in ... Middlesex, Oct. 3, 1764', revised in 1787, 1789, 1796;
  5. Huntingdonshire (1763? fol. 397).


  • Creation: written in 1759-1771 by R. Gough


420 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Top. Gen. e. 19

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. 25513.

Custodial History

Lot 973 in the Gough Nichols sale, 1874.

Gough Nichols coll. vol. no. 4 (from 1874 to about 1884).

Related Materials

For other counties, see MSS. Top. Gen. e. 16-18, 20-28.

Physical Facet

On paper


about 8 1/2 × 6 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom