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Excavations at Pevensey

Reference code
Excavations at Pevensey
Level of description
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.
Lower, Mark Anthony (1813-1876), antiquary
Smith, Charles Roach (1807-1890), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
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.