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Phelps, William, 1776–1856

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.

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.
Reference Library
DA670 S5 P5 (LC)+ Oversize
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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)

  • 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.