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Margam Abbey. Description by Samuel Rush Meyrick, FSA

Reference code
MSS/0238
Title
Margam Abbey. Description by Samuel Rush Meyrick, FSA
Date
1819-1822
Level of description
Item
Extent and format
ff. i + 10. Folio. Cloth binding, red.
Scope and content
Description by (Sir) Samuel Rush Meyrick, FSA of a visit to the ruins of Margam Abbey, Glam., in the summer of 1819, addressed to Sir Henry Ellis, Sec. SA; College of Advocates, 18 May 1820 (transcribed 14 Apr. 1822, see fol. 3). Read to SA by Ellis, 1 June 1822. With w/cols by George Gwilt, junior, FSA, architect, of tiles (fols. 4-8), from fragments of a pavement removed from the abbey (and discovered by Meyrick in the orangery), and of two monumental effigies (fols. 9-10).
Creator
Meyrick, Samuel Rush (1783-1848), Knight, antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/238