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Excavations at Pevensey

Reference code
ROA/004
Title
Excavations at Pevensey
Date
1852-3
Level of description
File
Extent and format
One file.
Scope and content
Drawings and engravings relating to excavations at Pevensey by Roach Smith and Mark Antony Lower, FSA, in 1852-3. See C.Roach Smith, Report on excavations ... at Pevensey, 1858.

As follows:-

(a) Fragments of a sketchbook, detached covers, flyleaf (with note by Roach Smith, 16 Dec.1881), and seven detached leaves (numbered 1-3, 5-8) of w/cols by Roach Smith, of Pevensey, 1853;-

(b) Six pulls of engravings of Pevensey by W. H. Brooke (cf. Report, plates I, III, IV);-

(c) Two letters from W. H. Brooke to Roach Smith, 13, 28 Apr. 1853, relating to sketches and drawings;-

(d) Printed list of subscribers to the excavations, 1852;-

(e) Ink drawing of a pig of iron found at Chedworth. The name of H M Scarth added;-

(f) A few miscellaneous letters and papers (possibly once inserted in ROA/002) include a certificate of the reading of the Thirty Nine Articles by the vicar in the church at Bramhill, Wilts., 1863.
Creator
Lower, Mark Anthony (1813-1876), antiquary
Smith, Charles Roach (1807-1890), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/857/4
Archival history
Unbound papers found with the excavation report.
Related units of description
A photograph of Pevensey castle, c. 1854, by Dr Hugh Welch Diamond, FSA, has been transferred to SA Hugh Diamond Collection of photographs.