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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. 20

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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. Kent (1767; fol. 15);
  2. Lancashire (fol. 282);
  3. Leicestershire (1760; fol. 263).

Dates

  • written in 1759-1771 by R. Gough

Extent

298 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Shelfmark

MS. Top. Gen. e. 20

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. 25514.

Custodial History

Lot 973 in the Gough Nichols sale, 1874.

Gough Nichols coll. vol. no. 5 (from 1874 to about 1884).

Related Materials

For other counties, see MSS. Top. Gen. e. 16-19, 21-28.

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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