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Cranborne Manor House: The Loggia English Homes Period III Vol. I, Late Tudor & Early Stuart (1558‒1649) (1922)

Located near Wimborne, Dorset, and now known for its gardens. It was originally built at the start of the 13th Century, but the entrance shown here is much later, postdating the English Civil War.

Keywords: manors, entrances, arches, colour

Places shown: Cranborne; Wimborne; Dorset; England

Added: 2004-03-04

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1.—Ground Plan of Stonehenge in its present state. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

This plan of Stonehenge is, of course, from 1845 or earlier. “Keeping in view the ground plan of Stonehenge in its present state (Fig. 1), we will ask the reader to follow us while we describe the app [...]

Keywords: plans, ruins, temples, megaliths, druids, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-02-01

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2.—Stonehenge. – Restored Plan. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

Dr. Stukely’s drawing; the shaded stones were the ones remaining in the early 1840s when this plan was prepared. “The centre of the enclosed space is usually denominated the temple. It consists of an [...]

Keywords: plans, ruins, temples, megaliths, druids, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Stonehenge; Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-02-01

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3.—Stonehenge. – Perspective Elevation, restored. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

“The external appearance which the whole work would have if restored, is shown in the perspective elevation. (Fig. 3.)” (p. 3)

Keywords: ruins, megaliths, temples, druids, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Stonehenge; Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-02-01

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4.—Stonehenge: section 1 to 2 (Restored Plan, Fig. 2), 105 feet. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

“The internal arrangment is exhibited in the section.” (p. 3)

Keywords: plans, ruins, megaliths, temples, druids, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Stonehenge; Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-02-02

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5.—Stonehenge. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

“The present arrangement of the ruin [of Stonehenge] is shown in Figs. 5 and 6.” (p. 3)

Keywords: ruins, megaliths, temples, people, animals, sheep, druids, backgrounds, wallpaper, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Stonehenge; Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-02-02

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6.—Stonehenge Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

“The present [1845] appearance of the ruin [Stonehenge] is shown in Figs. 5 and 6.” (p. 3) “The description which we have thus given, brief as it is, may appear somewhat tedious; but it is necessary t [...]

Keywords: ruins, megaliths, people, sheep, temples, druids, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Stonehenge; Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-02-11

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Sheldons, Wiltshire [Frontispiece]. The Growth of the English House (1909)

“Sheldons Manor in Wiltshire is a charming example of alteration. The original house, of which the porch is a part, was built by the Gascelyns in the fourteenth century. The sixteenth-century addition [...]

Keywords: manors, entrances, trees, gates, colour

Places shown: Sheldons; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2004-04-01

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14.—Druidial Ornaments Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

“These remarkable monuments contain not only the bones and the ashes of the dead, but various articles of utility and ornament, domestic utensils, weapons of war, decorations of the person, perhaps in [...]

Keywords: druids, jewellery, greyscale

Places shown: Stonehenge; Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-03-17

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16.—Ancient British Weapons of bone and flint. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

“Mela says that the Druidical belief in a future state led the people to bury with the dead things useful to the living. The contents of these barrows indicate different stages of the arts. In some th [...]

Keywords: weapons, druids, greyscale

Places shown: Stonehenge; Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-03-17

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17.—Sarum Plain Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

In the foreground a barefoot shepherd with crook and straw hat, probably a boy, accompanied by his sheep, who graze on grassy burial mounds perhaps of ancient kings. In the far background, over Salisb [...]

Keywords: bare feet, people, sheep, stonehenge, megaliths, druids, ruins, views, burial mounds, greyscale

Places shown: Salisubury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-03-26

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18.—Various Barrows. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

The text reads: “a. Long barrow. b, c. Druid Barrows. d. Bell-shaped Barrow. e. Conical Barrow. f. Twin Barrow.”

A stone circle (probably meant to be Stonehenge) is visible in the distance.

Keywords: stonehenge, megaliths, druids, views, burial mounds, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Salisubury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-04-02

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19.—Various Barrows Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

The text reads as follows:

1. Long barrow. 2. Bowl-barrow.. 3. Bell-barrow. 6. Variety of Druit barrow. 8. Cone-barrow. 9. Broad-barrow. 13. Silbury Hill.

Keywords: stonehenge, megaliths, ruins, burial mounds, views, druids, diagrams, greyscale

Places shown: Salisubury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-04-03

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20.—Varieties of Druid Barrow Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

The caption (retained in the image) reads as follows:

4, 10, 11. Varieties of Druid Barrow. 5. Another variety. 7. Twin-barrow. 12. Tumulus called Mil-barrow, Wilts. 14. Tumulus, New Grange, Drogheda.

Keywords: druids, stonehenge, megaliths, ruins, burial mounds, diagrams, views, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-05-01

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23.—Remains of Old Sarum Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

“Across the plain [Salisbury plain], at a distance [from Stonehenge] not exceeding twenty miles, was the great temple and Druidical settlement of Avebury. The town and hill-fort of Sarum was close at [...]

Keywords: ruins, castles, hills, trees, views, backgrounds, wallpaper, greyscale

Places shown: Old Sarum; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-07-26

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24.—Contents of Ancient British Barrows Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

The plate also has the following text: “1, 2. Flint Arrow-Heads. 3,4. Celts [Note: Webster (1913) gives Celt, n. LL. celts a chisel. (Archaeol.) A weapon or implement of stone or metal, found in the t [...]

Keywords: weapons, druids, burial mounds, backgrounds, wallpaper, greyscale

Places shown: Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-08-02

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25.—General View of Abury Restored. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

Avebury: stone circles within stone circles!

“The general view (Fig. 25) is a restoration formed upon the plan (Fig. 26).”

The costumes of the three black-robedr ‘druids’ are presumably fanciful.

Keywords: druids, people, temples, ruins, megaliths, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Avebury; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-08-13

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26.—Abury Plan and Section Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

An 1840s plan of Avebury stone circle. “The plan exhibits this bank, e, with the ditch f: immediately within the ditch was a circle of stones, dotted on the plan. This circle is stated to have been co [...]

Keywords: megaliths, druids, temples, ruins, plans, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Avebury; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-08-13

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27.—Abury. Extended Plan. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

A map covering a larger area than that of Fig. 26. “The general view (Fig. 25) is a restoration formed upon the plan (Fig. 26). Upon that plan there are two openings through the bank and ditch, a and [...]

Keywords: maps, plans, druids, megaliths, temples, ruins, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Avebury; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-08-29

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28.—Abury. Bird’s eye view, from the South. Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

“The bird’s-eye view (Fig. 28), exhibits the restoration of Abury and its neighbourhood somewhat more clearly. 1 is the circumvallated bank, 2 and 3 the inner temples, 4 the river Kennet, 5 and 6 the [...]

Keywords: views, megaliths, temples, druids, ruins, stone circles, greyscale

Places shown: Avebury; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2005-08-29

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