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Wessex Sarsen Stone Survey

Reference code
Wessex Sarsen Stone Survey
Level of description
Extent and format
Four boxes of papers, maps and photographs, one box of photographs and two folders of maps.
Scope and content
Records of the survey of sarsen stones (grey-wether sandstones) in Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire; mostly 1974-7, with additional work on Hampshire 1986-93. The project was inaugurated by SA, 23 Feb. 1974. See H. C. Bowen, I. F. Smith, 'Sarsen Stones in Wessex: The Society's first investigations in the evolution of the landscape project', A.J., 57 (1977), 85-196. The records consist of tally cards giving details of sarsens in Dorset, Hants. and Wilts., and reports, photographs, slides and maps. See the detailed list with the collections. Partly kept with SA Prints and Drawings Collections.
Previous reference number(s)
MS 953
Archival history
Mostly deposited in 1975-7; Hampshire, 1993.