Some Remarks Upon the Church of Great Haseley, Oxfordshire: Read at a Meeting of the Oxford Society for Promoting the Study of Gothic Architecture, November 19, 1839. Together with Copious Extracts from Delafield's Ms. in the Bodleian Library, Entitled "Notitia Hasleiana.".

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1840 - Architecture, Gothic - 56 pages
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Page 61 - MEMBERS. HONORARY MEMBERS. Edward Blore, Esq. Hon. DCL Architect, Manchester-square, London. The Chevalier Bunsen. Rev. GS Faber, BD Master of Sherborne Hospital, Durham. B. Ferrey, Esq. Architect, Great Russell-street, Bloomsbury, London. James Orchard Halliwell, Esq. FRSFAS etc. Jesus College, Cambridge. Richard Charles Hussey. Esq. Architect Birmingham. Sir Francis Palgrave, Deputy Keeper of the Records. Thomas Rickman, Esq. FSA Architect, Birmingham. Anthony Salvin, Esq. FSA Architect, Somerset-street,...
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