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Further observations upon the White Horse and other antiquities in Berkshire

Francis Wise

Further observations upon the White Horse and other antiquities in Berkshire

with an account of Whiteleaf-Cross in Buckinghamshire. As also of the Red Horse in Warwickshire, and some other monuments of the same kind

by Francis Wise

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Published by printed for Thomas Wood in Oxford .
Written in English


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Statementby Francis Wise, B.D., Fell. of Trin. Coll. Oxon.
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Open LibraryOL21652201M

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Further observations upon the White Horse and other antiquities in Berkshire. With an account of Whiteleaf-Cross in Buckinghamshire. As also of the Red Horse in Warwickshire, and some other Monuments of the same kind. By Francis Wise B.D. Fell. of Trin. Coll.

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There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc. At present, all that can be said with certainty is that an illustration of Whiteleaf Cross accompanied its description in a book, datedby Francis Wise, Radcliffe Librarian, entitled “Further Observations upon the White Horse and other Antiquities in Berkshire”.

Author(s): Wise,Francis,; Vertue,George, Title(s): Further observations upon the White Horse and other antiquities in Berkshire: with an account of Whiteleaf-Cross in Buckinghamshire ; as also of the Red Horse in Warwickshire / by Francis Wise.

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The Marlborough White Horse, also called the Preshute White Horse, is a hill figure on Granham Hill, a fairly shallow slope of the downland above the village of Preshute, near Marlborough in the county of Wiltshire, England. Dating fromit is one of several such white horses to be seen around Great Britain, and one of nine in Wiltshire.

Many distant views of the horse are obstructed by. The Red Horse of Tysoe was a hill figure in the parish of Tysoe, South Warwickshire, England, cut into the red clay below the escarpment of gave its name to the surrounding Further observations upon the White Horse and other antiquities in Berkshire book, which is still known as the Vale of Red Horse or Red Horse Vale.

The figure was first recorded inand in its earliest form was nearly yards long. Various dates have been suggested for its. Buy online, view images and see past prices for White Horse of Uffington.- Wise (Francis) A Letter to Dr.

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An anonymous defence of him, ‘An Answer to a Scandalous Libel intituled “The Impertinence and Imposture, &c.”’ (), was published by the Rev. George North, and he himself issued in ‘Further Observations upon the White Horse and other Antiquities in Berkshire.’.

Further observations upon the White Horse and other antiquities in Berkshire. With an account of Whiteleaf-Cross in Buckinghamshire. As also of the Red Horse in Warwickshire, By Francis Wise by: Wise, Francis, Published: (). The White Horse at Uffington is the best known and, by far, the oldest of the white horse hill-figures to be seen around Britain.

Its three hundred and sixty feet by one hundred and thirty feet gleaming chalk body prances across the Berkshire Downs on White Horse Hill. Further observations upon the White Horse and other antiquities in Berkshire, with an account of White-Leaf Cross in Buckinghamshire.

As also of the Red Horse in Warwickshire and some other Monuments of the same kind/ Wise, Francis/ DZSWS:MSS   Inthe Rev. Wise published the earliest mention of New Cumorah Hill's white horse in "Further Observations on the White Horse and other Antiquities in Berkshire." Mr.

George Gee, who was steward to Lord Abingdon, in had the horse re. Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Francis Wise's "Further Observations on the White Horse and other Antiquities in Berkshire" is often mentioned as the earliest bit of evidence in the 'Is The Bratton/Westbury Horse Old?' debate.

I can now bring you the relevant passage. Apologies for the length. PREFACE. The great success of the festival (or “pastime,” as it is called in the neighbourhood) which was held on White Horse Hill on the 17th and 18th of September,to celebrate the “Scouring of the Horse,” according to immemorial custom, led the Committee of Management to think that our fellow-county-men at least, if not our countrymen generally, would be glad to have some.

Further Observations upon the White Horse and other Antiquities in Berkshire Rev Guide to Prehistoric England 43 N. Thomas The White Horses of Wiltshire (in the North Wilts Church Magazine) Rev.

W.C Plenderleath. The Uffington White Horse Part 3: Scouring and Pastimes. The Scouring of the White Horse. As noted, the ‘Scouring of the White Horse’ at Uffington was first recorded by Thomas Baskerville in However, the exercise of cleaning away the encroaching flora must have been going on for centuries, for the beast to have survived neglect since.

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Historical Context. This collection of records is concerned with the county of Berkshire as it existed before the redrawing of the county boundaries in At that time northwest Berkshire, the area north of the downs and south of the Thames, including the Vale of the White Horse, became part of.

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