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Creator:
Phelps, William, 1776-1856.
Title(s):

The history and antiquities of Somersetshire; being a general and parochial survey of that interesting county. Containing an historical introduction with a brief view of ecclesiastical history; and an account of the druidical, Belgic-British, Roman, Saxon, Danish, and Norman antiquities, now extant. Illustrated from original drawings by J. and J. C. Buckler, P. Crocker, esqrs., and others. By the Rev. W. Phelps.

Published/Created:
London, Printed for the author, by J.B. Nichols and son, 1839.
Physical Description:
4 pts. in 2 v. illus., 29 pl. incl. 1 front., port., maps, plans. geneal. tab. 30 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
DA670 S5 P5 (LC)+ Oversize
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
No more published.
One leaf (p. 273-274) in v. 2. containing index, has apparently been inserted, since it bears a notice of the author's death, 1856.
Subject Terms:
Somerset (England)
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  • v. 1, pt. 1. A general history of the county. pt. 2. The parochial history, viz. the hundreds of Norton Ferrers, Bruton, Horethorne, Catsash, and Glastonbury.--v. 2, pt. 1. The parochial history continued, viz. The city and cathedral of Wells; the hundreds of Wells Forum and Whitstone. pt. 2. The general and ancient history of the county.