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Papers of Roy Gilyard-Beer on medieval religious buildings

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Papers of Roy Gilyard-Beer on medieval religious buildings
Level of description
Extent and format
54 notebooks, 37 journals, 29 folders of plans.
Scope and content
Research collection of Roy Gilyard-Beer, OBE, FSA (d. 1984), Inspector of Ancient Monuments 1948-74, conc. medieval buildings of religious orders; compiled 1933-84. The collection relates mostly to England, particularly Yorkshire. Gilyard-Beer published Abbeys: An Illustrated Guide to the Abbeys of England and Wales (HMSO, 2nd ed., 1976; copy with GIL/03). See A.J., 64 (1984), 617 (obituary). See also the typescript description by John Weaver, FSA (copy in GIL/03, Box I), which also refers to photographs and slides.
Beer, Roy Gilyard- (d 1984), archaeologist and Inspector of Ancient Monuments
Previous reference number(s)
Archival history
GIL/03 deposited in 1985; GIL/01 and 02 deposited on permanent loan, December 1986, by Irene Gilyard-Beer through John Weaver, FSA. Giftbook entry, 12 Dec. 1986.
Related units of description
Some plans of monastic sites 'in care', c. 13,000 slides and c. 4,000 photographs were deposited with English Heritage, 1988.