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Old Sarum, Wiltshire

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

A view of the castle of Old Sarum, 1798

Identifier: Coll-1167/A/5/13
Scope and Contents A view of the castle of Old Sarum near Salisbury. Old Sarum is the site of the earliest settlement of Salisbury, the site contains evidence of human habitation as early as 3000 BC.
Dates: 1798

An exact plan and section of Old Sarum, 1761, June 1879

Identifier: Coll-1167/A/5/14
Scope and Contents Also known as 'the east view of that ancient city as it then stood (before its reduction) in 553. The settlement at Old Sarum was a precursor to New Sarum, known today as Salisbury. In this plan and section, the site's ancient origins are described with text derived from Camden's Britannia and the artist purports to show the city before damage from battle in the sixth century. The reconstruction of the Saxon stronghold is imaginative and resembles a medieval stone castle and settlement.
Dates: June 1879

Notebook No.3, 1826- 1826

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/3
Scope and Contents This notebook is written primarily in ink. Subjects include scholarship and unviersity arrangments in other nations, religion, and notes on recent geological discoveries. Three pages are missing. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform Transkribus. When known, Lyell's abbreviations and contractions...
Dates: 1826- 1826