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A View or general account of Devonshire, compiled by Thomas Westcote of Raddon, written in the 18th cent.

MS. Top. Devon c. 15
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

The author's name does not occur: this is a transcript, with good indexes, a list of sheriffs to 1649, etc.

The Survey is in five books: General, East (two books), North, and South divisions, and was originally composed in about 1633, see fol. 23; there is some family history, including an account of the earls of Devonshire (fol. 70b). This View of Devonshire was printed at Exeter in 1845.


  • Creation: written in the 18th cent.


189 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Top. Devon c. 15

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. IV, no 22768

Physical Facet

On paper


13 7/8 × 9 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom