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Oxford Architectural Society papers, 1840-1845, n.d.

MS. Top. Oxon. d. 168
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Papers read to the Oxford Architectural Society, 1840-1844, and notes for contributions to the society's publication A Guide to the Architectural Antiquities in the Neighbourhood of Oxford (Oxford, 1842) [148 leaves]. Includes:

  1. (Fol. 2) Extracts translated from an essay on the study of architecture by C. Rathgeber, 1840.
  2. (Fol. 8) 'Cumnor church' by William Grey, 1841.
  3. (Fol. 31) Notes on and a description of Horspath Church by William Grey, used in the Architectural Guide, pp. 348 ff, 1841.
  4. (Fol. 47) Paper on the church of Combe in Teignhead, Devon, by William Grey, 1842.
  5. (Fol. 67) Description of Stanton St. John church by T. Simpson, used in the Architectural Guide, pp. 223 ff, c. 1842-1844.
  6. (Fols. 86, 116) Notes on Ewelme, 1843.
  7. (Fol. 90) Description of Garsington church by William Grey, used in Architectural Guide, pp. 333 ff, 1844-1845.
  8. (Fol. 120) Description of Wootton church, Berkshire, and South Hinksey church, Berkshire, by William Grey, intended for the section (never published) of the Architectural Guide dealing with the deanery of Abingdon, c. 1844.
  9. (Fol. 132) Descriptions of churches in the hundred of Ploughley, perhaps used for The Ecclesiastical and Architectural Topography of England; Diocese of Oxford (Oxford, 1850), n.d.


  • Creation: 1840-1845, n.d.


1 volume

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Top. Oxon. d. 168