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THE CASTLES AND ABBEYS

OF ENGLAND,

FROM THE NATIONAL RECORDS, EARLY CHRONICLES, AND OTHER

STANDARD AUTHORS.

BY WILLIAM BEATTIE, M.D.,

GRAD. OF EDIN.; MEMB. OF THE ROYAL COLL. OF PHYS., LONDON ; OP THE HIST. INSTIT. OF FRANCE ; AUTHOR

07 “SWITZERLAND," “ SCOTLAND," "THB WALDENSES,” “RESIDENCE IN GERMANY,” ETC., ETC.

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LONDON :
VIRTUE, SPALDING, AND COMPANY,

26, IVY LANE, PATERNOSTER ROW,

LONDON : PRINTED BY VIRTUR AN:) On.

CITY ROAD.

25.1.1907 VYBRARY

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STEEL ENGRAVINGS.

ARTISTA. ENGRAVERO.
CHEPSTOW CASTLE, from the Iron Bridge across the Wye.—This View, looking

towards the West, shows part of the Town, the Castle Gate, the Citadel,
the Keep, or Marten's Tower, the Western Gate, the House and Groves
of Persefield, with the precipitous banks of the River.... ................ W. H. BARTLETT. C. Couser.

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CHEPSTOW CASTLE AND BRIDGE, taken from the right bank of the Wye,

near the West Gate of the Castle.—This View, looking Eastward, shows the principal features of the Castle on the right; the New Bridge, the Harbour, with the Scenery on the left bank of the Wye................. W. H. BARTLETT. E. BRANVARD.

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CHEPSTOW CASTLE AND Town, from the Wyndcliff, showing the windings of

the Wye, its junction with the Severn, and the opposite coasts........... W.H. BARTLETT. E. BRANDARD. 26, 27

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................ W. BEATTIE. Mason.
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............ W.H. BARTLETT. W. WHIMPER.

W.H. BARTLETT. W. WHIMPER.
W. H. BARTLETT. W. WIMPER.

W. H. BARTLETT. W. WAIMPER.
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WOODCUTS.
Vignette, Castles and Abbeys...........
Shield, Sword, and Helmet ..............
Plan of Chepstow Castle...........
Marten's Tower, the ancient Keep of Chepstow Castle.......
Ancient Oratory adjoining the Keep.........
The Arched Chamber in the Castle Rock..

............ Passage leading to the Arched Chamber........... Military Trophies; Age of Chivalry .......

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THE WESTERN WINDOW OF TINTERNE ABBEY.This View is taken from a

point near the Great Altar, showing in the foreground the clustered Pillars and Arches which formerly supported the Central Tower; the Door on the right leading to the Cloisters; Sepulchral Slabs, the Effigy of a Knight, with the much-admired Window to the West, and other features.....

............. W.H. BARTLETT. A. WI LMORE.

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THE REFECTORY OF THE ABBEY.......

.............. W. H. BARTLETT. C. COUSE».

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THE Devil's PULPIT.-This View is taken from a romantic rock so called, on

the left bank of the Wye, commanding a view of the Abbey westward; the Abbot's Meadows stretching along the right bank of the Wye; the Church of Chapel-hill; the Village of Tinterne Parva lining the rim of the River Crescent........

..... W. H. BARTLETT. J. C. BENTLEY. The FERRY AT TINTERNE.—This Plate, taken from the left bank of the Wye,

presents a North View of the Abbey, with the Western Front, the Nave, North Transept, part of the great Eastern Window, Remains of the Cloisters, the Abbey Gate communicating with the Ferry, with other Conventual Buildings now in ruins, or transformed into Cottages. The River at this point is of sufficient depth to float a moderately-sized trading craft........

....... W. H. BARTLETT. J. C. BENTLEY.

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TINTERNE ABBEY, WEST FRONT, taken from the Road leading to the “Beaufort

Arms" and the Ferry, shows the much-admired West Window, in correct and beautiful detail; the Door opening into the Nave, the Southern Aisle, Buttress. Pinnacle, Clerestory Windows, &c., with their masses of luxuriant and interlacing Ivy ..........

W.H. BARTLETT. A. WILLMORE. DOORWAY LEADING INTO THE CLOISTERS...............

................ W.H. BARTLETT. E. J. ROBERTS.

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DOORWAY LEADING INTO THE SACRISTY.............

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W. II. BARTLETT. E. J. ROBERTS.

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WOODCUTS,

Bouth Transept, Tinterne Abbey........

...... W. H. BARTLETT. W. WHIMPER. 31 Cistercian Monk.

.... DUGDALE. W. WHIMPER. 34 View from Entrance, Tinterne Abbey, taken from the Nave, showing the great Eastern Window.................

.. W.H. BARTLETT. W. WAIMPER. Initial Letters, illustrative of Baronial, Monastic, and Chivalrous Subjects.....

.............. 1, 3, 13, 31 Mutilated Effigy of Earl Strongbow, or Roger Bigod......

41 Shields of the Clare and Bigod Families, from the Encaustic-Tile Pavement in

the Abbey.....................................................................................

Walter de Clare; Armorial Ensigns of the Family ............
Richard de Clare; Ancient Family Shield............
Hospitium, or Guest Hall, with portions of the Refectory, and other Conventual

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