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Dorsetshire: Its Vestiges, Celtic, Roman, Saxon, and Danish (1865)
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adjoining Agger Agger-Dun Asker's Bad-Byri Bican-dic Blandford Bockley Dyke Boveridge Bowcombe British Village Buz-Bury Castrum Cattistock Cattistock Middle Celtic Camp Celtic Tumuli Cerne Chal-Bury Charmouth Cheselbourne Clavinio Conig's Castle Cranborne Danish destroyed Dewlish Disc-shaped Dorchester Dorset Duntishe Durnovaria east East-Bury Florus-Bury Frome Giant Hill Gillingham Habitations Hamel-Dun Heath Hill Fort Ibberton Ibberton Park Ibernio Iceniana Ischalis J. H. Austen Jackman's Cross Kingston Russell Kingston Russell Eweleaze Liscombe Londinis Long-Bredy Hut Maiden Newton Mel-Bury Melcombe Horsey Milbourne Morionio nearly obliterated north-east Old-Bury opened at various Oppidum Passim Pavement Pentridge Hill ploughed Portesham Powerstock probably Celtic Pyls Dun Pyls-Dun Remains found Ridgeway Roman Exploratory Camp Saxon SECTION Shaftes-Bury Sherborne Shipton Hill side Small Irregular Earthworks small rectangular Camp small rectangular earthwork Spectis-Bury Steepleton Stone Remains Sydling Tarrant Hinton trackway Tumuli of Dorset Tumuli opened Turnworth Vicinal Vignette viii Vindogladia Wareham Winterbourne Abbas Wolfs Barrow
Page 56 - A. 877. This year the army came to Exeter from Wareham ; and the fleet sailed round westwards : and then a great storm overtook them at sea, and there one hundred and twenty ships were wrecked at Swanwich. And king Alfred with his forces rode after the army which was mounted, as far as Exeter; and they were unable to overtake them before they were within the fortress, where they could lot be come at.
Page 20 - Stone. It is ten feet long, five feet broad, and about two feet thick,* and lies on the ground, having fallen from its upright position time out of mind. Half-a-mile farther, on the Common, Hutchins records the existence of several stones which may have formed another circle. His words are — " On the right hand of the road, are two large erect stones, four feet high; and, about five or six paces from them, two more; one about two feet high, the other broken off close to the ground. Near them is...
Page iii - ... connected, care being taken at the same time to identify, and indicate, their several sites. The result is that they are now, for the first time, presented under such a simple synoptical arrangement, illustrated by a Map, and explained by an Index, adapted to its sectional arrangement—yet complete in itself—that without fear of going astray, the Antiquary may, by their aid, direct his steps to every particular site he wishes to inspect.