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Miscellaneous papers of William Stukeley

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MS. Top. gen. b. 73
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  1. (fol. 1) proof of the dedication to Stukeley in Herman Moll, Geographia antiqua: or thirty two new and accurate maps of the geography of the ancients (London, 1721)
  2. (fols. 2-53) printed county maps from Herman Moll, Set of fifty new and correct maps of England and Wales (London, 1724), several annotated by Stukeley
  3. (fols. 54-65) similar maps by Robert Morden and (fol. 65) Richard Blome, n.d.
  4. (fols. 147-157) letters of Stukeley in Latin, 1708, 1732, n.d.
  5. (fol. 158) account of an attack of gout, 1726
  6. (fols. 159-163) scheme for drainage of the burial ground of St. George-the-Martyr, London, with plans, 1755
  7. (fols. 165-170) calculations of the solid content of the Earth, n.d.

Also includes (fols. 68-144) drawings and engravings of antiquities by Stukeley, 1722-1758, n.d., including:

  1. (fol. 68) 'ground plot of the Roman bath and hypocaust found at Bath', 1755
  2. (fol. 76) 'the stones lying in the Roman road at Clatford near Marlborough', n.d.
  3. (fol. 79) a plan of Roman Dover, 1722
  4. (fol. 83) plan of 'Caesar’s camp on Greenfield Common', n.d.
  5. (fol. 92) plan and elevation of the Druid temple at Medgley’s Fold, Shropshire, 1754
  6. (fol. 97) 'the ground plot of the British temple at Little Salkeld', Cumbria, 1725
  7. (fols. 118-120) views of the 'Mosaic Temple', 1736
  8. (fols. 123-129) plans of 'Heber the patriarch’s house', 1738


  • Creation: c.1709-1758


176 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

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MS. Top. gen. b. 73

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 22382


Miscellaneous papers of William Stukeley

Biographical / Historical

William Stukeley (1687-1765) was an antiquary and natural philosopher. For further details see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Stanley Crowe, cat. 89 (1979) item 434.

Miscellaneous papers of William Stukeley
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Weston Library
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