The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine, Volume 33

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Edward Hungerford Goddard
Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, 1904
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Includes proceedings of the annual general meetings of the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society.
 

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Page 349 - Antiquity deserveth that reverence, that men should make a stand thereupon, and discover what is the best way; but when the discovery is well taken, then to make progression. And to speak truly, Antiquitas saeculi juventus mundi. These times are the ancient times, when the world is ancient, and not those which we account ancient ordine retrograde, by a computation backward from ourselves.
Page 344 - Fortresses on hill-tops with artificial defences, following the natural line of the hill ; Or, though usually on high ground, less dependent on natural slopes for protection. c. Rectangular or other simple enclosures, including forts and towns of the Romano-British period. D. Forts consisting only of a mount with encircling ditch or fosse. E. Fortified mounts, either artificial or partly natural, with traces of an attached court or bailey, or of two or more such courts.
Page 424 - OLD SERVICE BOOKS OF THE ENGLISH CHURCH. By Christopher Wordsworth, MA , and Henry Littlehales. With Coloured and other Illustrations. CELTIC ART. By J. Romilly Allen, FSA With numerous Illustrations and Plans.
Page 240 - The remains of numerous villas in the neighbourhood of Bath " seem to indicate that they were hastily plundered and then set fire to, and that the roofs and timbers fell in upon the floors, which are often found indented and covered with burnt matter and roofing tiles
Page 344 - TAPP, LL.D. BERTRAM CA WINDLE (Prof.), FRS, FSA I. CHALKLEY GOULD, Hon. Sec. (Royal Societies' Club, St. James's Street, London.) EXTRACT from the Report of the Provisional Committee to the Congress of Archaeological Societies : — "There is need, not only for schedules such as this Committee is appointed to secure, but also for active antiquaries in all parts of the country to keep keen watch over ancient fortifications of earth and stone, and to endeavour to prevent their destruction by the hand...
Page 131 - I must plough a full acre or more. I have a boy driving the oxen with a goad-iron, who is hoarse with cold and shouting.
Page 344 - Scheme stands as follows : — A. Fortresses partly inaccessible by reason of precipices, cliffs, or water, defended in part only by artificial works. B. Fortresses on hill-tops with artificial defences, following the natural line of the hill. Or, though usually on high ground, less dependent on natural slopes for protection. c. Rectangular or other enclosures of simple plan (including forts and towns of the Romano-British period). D. Forts consisting only of a mount with encircling moat or fosse....
Page 344 - Forts consisting only of a mount with encircling ditch or fosse. E. Fortified mounts, either artificial or partly natural, with traces of an attached court or bailey, or of two or more such courts. F. Homestead moats, such as abound in some lowland districts, consisting of simple enclosures formed into artificial islands by water moats.
Page 213 - Henricus Octavus, Dei gratia Anglie, Francie et Hibernie Rex, Fidei Defensor et in terra Ecclesie Anglicane et Hibernice Supremum Caput, omnibus ad quos presentes Littere pervenerint, Salutem.

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