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29.—Portchester Castle, in Hampshire. The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

DESCRIPTION of PORTCHESTER-CASTLE, in Hampshire. This Castle which is about five miles from Portsmouth, takes its appellation from a village so called in which it is situate, formerly a confiderable t [...]

Keywords: castles, ruins, towers, battlements, bridges, people, greyscale

Places shown: Portchester; Hampshire; England

Added: 2015-08-26

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Prospect of Houghton-Park-House in Bedfordshire The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

London: Published by Alex[ande]r Hogg at the King’s Arms, Nº. 16 Paternoster Row. See the picture of Houghton House for more information. Here I have kept the caption and the margins from the origina [...]

Keywords: page images, manors, captions, greyscale

Places shown: none

Added: 2011-07-08

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Houghton House The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

The copper-plate engraving of Houghton House from plate 46. Houghton House was built as a “hunting lodge” and was most likely the inspiration for the “House Beautiful” in John Bunyan’s book The Pilgri [...]

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Places shown: Haynes West End; Haynes; Bedfordshire; England

Added: 2011-07-08

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Stone Henge in Wiltshire, wallpaper version The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

A version of Stone Henge in Wiltshire [1780] with the publisher’s name removed from the bottom, making it the right shape for many computer screens. There is also a widescreen stonehenge wallpaper ver [...]

Keywords: wallpaper, backgrounds, ruins, temples, megaliths, druids, stone circles, spooky, greyscale

Places shown: Stonehenge; Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2008-08-27

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49.—Stone Henge, in Wiltshire. The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

Stonehenge in a woodcut from 1786. I would not assume that the drawing is very accurate. In the foreground is a group of people on the ground, to give a sense of scale. Stone Henge, in Wiltshire. Pu [...]

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

Places shown: Stonehenge; Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2008-08-27

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Stone Henge in Wiltshire, wide-screen version The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

A version of Stone Henge in Wiltshire [1780] cropped and resized for use on an HDTV or a wide-screen computer monitor. There is also a 4:3 version, e.g. 1600x1200 or 1024x768.

Keywords: wallpaper, backgrounds, monuments, ruins, people, spooky, greyscale

Places shown: Stonehenge; Salisbury Plain; Wiltshire; England

Added: 2008-08-27

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Ramsey Abbey in Huntingdonshire The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

Ramsey Abbey was a Benedictine abbey founded in 969; it was closed at the Dissolution of the Monasteries, and the stone was later used to build a number of Cambridge colleges. Today, part of what is l [...]

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Places shown: Ramsey; Huntingdonshire; England

Added: 2011-01-09

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140.—The Old Kitchen at Stanton Harcourt, in Oxfordshire The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

Published according to Act of Parliament by Alexr. Hogg, No 16 Paternoster Row. The remains of a castle or manor-house, wih crennelated walls (battlements) and I think a weather-vane (weathercock). A [...]

Keywords: manors, castles, trees, towers, greyscale

Places shown: Stanton Harcourt; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2007-08-11

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Plan of Burgh Castle in Suffolk. The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

Burgh Castle is next to Breydon Water on the Norfolk/Suffolk border. It is (or was) a Roman fort, built in the 3rd century. Just the map without the captions and margin An 1845 engraving of the Roman [...]

Keywords: page images, castles, greyscale

Places shown: Burgh Castle; Suffolk; England

Added: 2011-07-10

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Plan of Burgh Castle in Suffolk. The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

Burgh Castle is next to Breydon Water on the Norfolk/Suffolk border. It is (or was) a Roman fort, built in the 3rd century. The plan marks the locations of the Prætorian (by which it means the Prætori [...]

Keywords: maps, plans, castles, roman remains, greyscale

Places shown: Burgh Castle; Suffolk; England

Added: 2011-07-10

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The Mode in which Antient Castles were generally built. The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

The Mode in which Antient Castles were generally built. 1 The Barbacan. 2 The Ditch or Moat. 3 Wall of the outer Ballium. 4 Outer Ballium. 5 Artificial Mount. 6 Wall of the inner Ballium. 7 Inner Ball [...]

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Places shown: none

Added: 2007-05-31

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The Mode in which Antient Castles were generally built. (version with no caption) The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

This is a version of The Mode in which Antient Castles... but without the caption. Antient is an old way to spell “ancient.” The Mode in which Antient Castles were generally built. 1 The Barbacan. 2 [...]

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Places shown: none

Added: 2007-05-31

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6.—Tinmouth Castle The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

Tinmouth Castle from the North, with a View of the Haven &c. Northumberland. There was a monastery at Tynemouth as early as the 6th century, and the fortifications were builtby the monks for protectio [...]

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Places shown: Tynemouth; Northumberland; England

Added: 2009-11-28

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A New & Correct MAP of the Counties of Argyle, Bute and Dumbarton The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

A New & Correct MAP of the COUNTIES of ARGYLE, BUTE, and DUMBARTON, Drawn from the latest & Best Authorities. This is part of an antique map from 1786. The original map was probably a fold-out, and ha [...]

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Places shown: Scotland

Added: 2007-05-31

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Antique Eighteenth-Century Map of the Western Islesof Scotland The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

A NEW MAP of the Western Isles of SCOTLAND, Drawn from the latest & best Authorities. This antique map from 1786 shows the Isle of Skye with Keslo, Trotterness, Dunvegan and Pevuile visible, and also [...]

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Places shown: Scotland

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Antique Eighteenth-Century Map of Bedfordshire The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

BEDFORDSHIRE Engraved from an Accurate Survey B T Kitchin Geog. And here on this old map are the names so familiar to me as a child (my father was the Vicar of Haynes, here marked Hawnes, for many yea [...]

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Places shown: Bedfordshire; England

Added: 2007-05-31

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Antique Eighteenth-Century Map of Berkshire The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

BERKSHIRE Drawn from the Best Authorities and Regulated by Astronomical Observations By T. Kitchin Geogr. This 1786 (approx.) map includes Reading, Abingdon, Faringdon, Wantage, Wallingford, East Ilsl [...]

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Places shown: Berkshire; England

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Eighteenth-Century Map of Gloucestershire The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

The map of Gloucestershire from Boswell’s 1786 Antiquities; it is labeled “Glocestershire”—presumably an antique spelling, but possibly also a mistake. Glocester Drawn from the best Authorities and Re [...]

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Places shown: Gloucestershire; England

Added: 2008-09-02

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Antique Eighteenth-Century Map of Oxfordshire The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

The map of Oxfordshire from Boswell’s 1786 Antiquities.

OXFORDSHIRE
Drawn from a
SURVEY
and Regulated by
Astron l. Observat ns.
By T. Kitchen Geogr r.

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Places shown: Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2007-07-26

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Antique Map of Argyle, Bute and Dumbarton, in Scotland The Antiquities of England and Wales (1786)

Antique Map of Argyle, Bute and Dumbarton, in Scotland

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Places shown: Argyle; Scotland

Added: 2008-10-05

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