Tour through England and Scotland by way of Bristol, Monmouth, Cardiff, Hereford, Warwick, Derbyshire, Lancashire, The Lakes, to Scotland, returning via Northumberland, Durham, Yorkshire, Notts, Leicester, Oxford, Wilts and Dorset, by John Swete

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Trv q 4 SWE
  • Dates of Creation
      1783-1784
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      5 quarto vols (798 pp.) Bound in original calf. The volumes include over 115 water-colour drawings. Vol. 5 contains loose genealogical notes in a later hand, including on the Swete family.

Scope and Content

5 volumes of a tour through England and Scotland by way of Bristol, Monmouth, Cardiff, Hereford, Warwick, Derbyshire, Lancashire, The Lakes, to Scotland, returning via Northumberland, Durham, Yorkshire, Notts, Leicester, Oxford, Wilts and Dorset, by John Swete. Includes water colour drawings.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Swete, educated at Eton and University College, Oxford, became Prebendary of Exeter in 1781 and worked with the antiquary Richard Polwhele

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

From the library of Lord Brotherton

Note

In English

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