account of Roman antiquities discovered at Woodchester in the county of Gloucester by Samuel Lysons

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Written in English

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  • Classical antiquities.,
  • Gloucestershire (England) -- Antiquities.

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Statementby Samuel Lysons.
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Pagination20, 21 p., 40 plates ;
Number of Pages40
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Open LibraryOL18134915M

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This description of the 2nd-century Roman villa at Woodchester in Gloucestershire remains the principal account of the site. Lysons unearthed several fragments of sculpture, now in the British Museum, and the celebrated 'Orpheus Pavement', which remains in situ and is uncovered from time to time.

The text is largely a commentary on the plates. An account of Roman antiquities discovered at Woodchester in the county of Gloucester [Samuel Kalthoeber, Christian Samuel, ; Farington, Joseph, Lysons] on Author: Lysons, Samuel Kalthoeber, Christian Samuel, ; Farington, Joseph.

These took place over three years and in Lysons was able to publish the results of his work in his book "Account of the Roman Antiquities discovered at Woodchester in the County of Gloucester." He also found a number of very fine marble sculptural fragments, including the headless statue of Diana Luna, with the sacrificial bull at her feet, which are now in the British Museum.

LYSONS, Samuel. An Account of Roman Antiquities Discovered at Woodchester in the County of Gloucester. London: Cadell & Davies, et al., Elephant folio (17 by /2 inches), 19th-century calf with inlaid cloth covers sympathetically rebacked, original printed title label affixed to front cover.

: AN ACCOUNT OF ROMAN ANTIQUITIES DISCOVERED AT WOODCHESTER IN THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER.: Large elephant folio, (17 x 23 inches). Hand-coloured engraved title + hand-coloured dedication plate to King George III + [ii] + 20 pp. text in English + 20 pp. + [iv] + 21 pp.

text in French + 35 finely finished, hand-coloured, etched and/or aquatinted plates, of which 9 are double. An Account of the Roman Antiquities Discovered at Woodchester, in the County of Gloucester, first edition, hand-coloured pictorial title and dedication leaf to King George III, 40 engraved plates and plans (34 hand-coloured, several double-page), text browned, nineteenth-century half morocco, some loss to spine [Abbey, Scenery ], folio, Cadell and Davies, [].

An Account of Roman Antiquities Discovered at Woodchester in the County of Gloucester, FIRST EDITION, text printed in English and French, hand-coloured aquatint title and dedication leaf (to King George III), 40 aquatint plates (34 hand-coloured, of which 9 double-page), 2 large uncoloured aquatint vignettes, some light dampstaining to text leaves but generally clean, half calf with central.

[Vol. 4]: An account of Roman antiquities discovered at Woodchester in the county of Gloucester, London,contains descriptive text in both English and French Library's copy of v.

2 incorrectly numbered v. 3 on title page and half-title. Lysons, S.,An Account of Roman Antiquities discovered in the County of Gloucester. Playne, A.,Roman Pavement, Woodchester, (scrapbook). Playne, C.,"Remarks on the Roman Pavement at Woodchester, TBAG, Vol. 5, p. Roman antiquities discovered in the county of Gloucester ; Remains of military ensigns &c.

-- v. Remains of a Roman villa discovered at Bignor in Sussex -- v. An account of Roman antiquities discovered at Woodchester in the county of Gloucester "Only 50 copies were completed for sale."--Dict.

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Shale lathe cores were found. Most of the surviving finds, including the statuary, are in B.M.; other finds are in Stroud Museum, and a hypocaust tile with hobnail marks is in Gloucester City Museum. Lysons, Account of Roman Antiquities Discovered at Woodchester (London, ).

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Access more artwork lots and estimated & realized auction prices on MutualArt. Woodchester Roman Villa was situated at Woodchester near Stroud in the English county of Gloucestershire.

It is one of many Roman villas discovered in Gloucestershire and was occupied between the early 2nd and late 4th centuries AD. There is now nothing visible of the villa above ground and the site is occupied by a later churchyard.

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Create. Between andhe undertook extensive excavations of Roman ruins which were published with his illustrations in as Account of the Roman Antiquities discovered at Woodchester in the County of Gloucester.

That year he was made a fellow of the Royal Society and later served as its vice-president and treasurer. An Account of the Remains of a Roman Villa Discovered at Woodchester in the County of Gloucestershire (), written by Samuel.

This included descriptions of his discovery of the Orpheus mosaic at Woodchester Roman Villa in Several works on Roman mosaics, including papers in Archaeologia, published by the Society of Antiquaries in London.

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Roman Woodchester: its villa and mosaic. John Cull. digging discovered domed drawing Ducts economic enclosed Enquiries Ermine Street Guard example of Roman excavations feature finest found at Woodchester fountain geometric Gloucester Gloucestershire Governor Greek guilloche high point invasion largest lies buried luxurious magnificence.

Some of these antiquities were already published by Lysons, with illustrations, as ‘Account of some Roman Antiquities discovered at Comb end farm, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire’ in Archaeologia 9 (), pp–; and ‘Account of Roman Antiquities discovered in the County of Gloucester’ in Archaeologia 10 (), pp– Map of the Roman Stations Roads and Buildings within 15 miles of Woodchester.

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The Road from Bristol to Banbury. Carrington Bowles in Bowles Post Chaise Companion. Details of the titlepage as given in Abbey: 'An Account of Roman Antiquities discovered at Woodchester in the county of Gloucester.

By Samuel Lysons F.R.S. & A.S. / London MDCCXCVII. / Sold by Cadell & Davies, B. & J. White, Edwards, Payne, Robson, Nivol, Elmsley and Leigh & Sotheby.'. 3 For colour plates, see RCHM, Iron Age and Romano-British Monuments in the Gloucester Cotswolds (London, ), pls.

17 and 4 A full-scale replica of the great pavement is now on exhibition in the Tabernacle, Wotton-under-Edge. 5 Samuel Lysons, An Account of the Roman Antiquities discovered at Woodchester (London, ), hereinafter. An Account of the Roman Antiquities Discovered at Woodchester in the County of Gloucester.

Text in English and French. Hand-colored aquatint title and dedication. Roman Pavement, Woodchester, [cover-title],twenty litho.

plts., most hand-col., mounted on blue paper leaves (one frayed), a few foxed, school lib. bookplate and presentation label on front. An Account of Roman Antiquities Discovered at Woodchester in the County of Gloucester.

London: Cadell and Davies. Introduction to Volume 2: Sepulchral Monuments in Great Britain: Applied to Illustrate the History of Families, Manners, Habits and Arts, at the Different Periods from the Norman Conquest to the Seventeenth : Sarah Ann Scott. George (‘The Roman Antiquities discovered at Woodchester’).

Just over half of the original pavement now lies buried beneath the graveyard, having been damaged by the elements and by the intrusion of coffin-shaped holes in it. It has been called “one of the most important Roman archeological sites in Europe.” (Prof.

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View Roman Antiquities at Woodchester including: South east view of Woodchester; North east view of Woodchester; View of Woodchester from Selsley Hill; Part of the mosaic pavement discovered at Woodchester (Abbey Scenery ) () By Samuel Lysons; handcoloured aquatints and etchings; S.

21 x 39in ( x 99cm.); and smaller. Access more artwork lots and estimated & realized auction. His own writings include Views and Antiquities in the County of Gloucestershire, ; An Account of Roman Antiquities discovered at Woodchester in the County of Gloucester, ; Reliquiae Britannico-Romanae, (5 vols.); and A Collection of Gloucestershire Antiquities, Lysons, S.

An Account of Roman Antiquities Discovered at Woodchester in the County of Gloucester, London Lysons, S. Reliquiae Britannico-Romanae I, London Lysons, S.

a: Reliquiae Britannico-Romanae III, LondonCited by: 3. Dominic Winter 6&7 April Printed Books & Maps. Willis (G., pub.) Picturesque Beauties of Surrey, With a Concise History of the County from the Earliest Period., n. Roman antiquities discovered in the county of Gloucester ; Remains of military ensigns &c.

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A Marble Head from Crondall, Hampshire.1 - Volume 8 - Martin MilletAuthor: Martin Millet. This was followed by ‘An Account of Roman Antiquities discovered at Woodchester in the County of Gloucester,’ 2 pts. atlas fol., London,consisting of plates etched by himself from his own drawings, and descriptive text in English and French.

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We will. WOODCHESTER Gloucestershire, England. Roman villa, km S-SW of Stroud, beneath and around the ruined Norman church. It was excavated in and partially in Its origins and development are not known, but in its final 4th c. form the buildings were grouped around a series of two, or probably three, rectangular courtyards.Stroud is known for its involvement in the Industrial Revolution.

It was a cloth town: woollen mills were powered by the small rivers which flow through the five valleys, and supplied from Cotswold sheep which grazed on the hills above. Particularly noteworthy was the production of military uniforms in the colour Stroudwater ct: Stroud.

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