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FAC SIMILE of JOHN AUBREY'S GENERAL PLAN of AVEBURY in WILTSHIRE including the AVENUE of STONES leading to the Circles on Seven Barrow(now Overton) Hill

Taken about A.D. 1663. From “Aubrey's Monumenta Britannica”. M. S. in the Bodleian Library.

Fac-similes of Aubrey's Plans of Abury.


ircles cannot have been written many years later than that by lubrey. (See Wilts Magazine, vol. vi. p. 328.)

“On Seven burrowes Hill, 4 miles west of Marleburrow near London way, are 40 great stones, sometimes standing, but now ying in a large circle, inclosing an inner circle of 16 great stones, low lying also; testified to be an old British Trophie by the Anglofritish name thereof, (viz.) Seaven Burrowes, and by those 7 huye urrowes very near it with fragments of men's bones." This xtract shows that West Kennet or Overton Hill was, in the 17th entury, known as Seven-Barrow Hill-a name now disused. It Iso explains the title which has been appended to Plate II.

It remains only to add to Mr. Long's Paper on Abury, the folwing Corrigenda, which were privately printed by hiin soon after is publication; but have not hitherto appeared in this Magazine.

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Vol. iv. page 324, line 22.—"I have erred in supposing that there ere any impressions of Mr. Crocker's survey of 1812, with stones arked upon them which were erased from the plate before the ablication of the second volume of Sir R. C. Hoare's “North Vilts,” in 1819. The fact, however, remains, that stones were und in the garden, pointed out by Mr. Lawrence Chivers. Page 325, line 3.—The stone here spoken of as erect, although uch reduced in size, and which is that next to the stone marked y

Sir R. Hoare's plan, is in fact a large, unbroken, and recumbent one (and is so marked on Stukeley's ground plot), and the portion love ground is merely a spur of its base. In the table at page 326, have reckoned it among the stones which are erect; but it should ave been numbered among those that have fallen : and, in that ise, the numbers of those standing in the Northern outer circle, in tukeley's time, would be 3; in 1819, 3 instead of 4; and in 857, 2 instead of 3; and the number recumbent in 1857, would e 13 instead of 12. Page 326.—Cancel the second note at the bottom of the page.”

Page 313, line 21.- For “plain-tables," read “ plain-table."

Donations to the Museum and Library.

The Committee feel great pleasure in acknowledging the receipt of the following Donations presented to the Society :By the Royal INSTITUTE OF British ARCHITECTS:- Papers read hefore the Institute during the Session 1859—60. Ditto during the Session 1860—61.

List of Members, &c. 4to, 1861. By the SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES OF SCOTLAND :-Their Proceedings vol. i.

parts 1 and 2, (1852—54). Vol. ii. (1856-59). Vol. iii. parts 1 and 2,

(1860—61). By the Royal IRISH ACADEMY.-Their Proceedings vol, i. parts 1 and 3, (1836 -7, 1838-9). Vol. ii. (1840—44). Vol. iii. (1844–47). Vol. iv. (1847 —50). Vol. v. (1850–53). Vol. vi. (1858–57). Vol. vii. parts 1 to 13

inclusive, (1857-61), 8vo. By the KENT ARCHEOLOGICAL SOCIETY:— Their Transactions “ Archæologia

Cantiana” vols. ii. and iii. (1859–60), 8vo. By LLEWELLYNN JEWITT, Esq., F.S.A., Derby :"The Reliquary; a depository for precious relics, legendary, biographical, and historical: edited by

the Donor. Nos. 1 to 6, (1860–61). By Dr. THURNAM, F.S.A., Derizes :-Stonehenge ; being the Report of a brief

Lecture read on the spot by the Donor, August 7th, 1860, 8vo. By the London AND MIDPLESEX ARCHÆOLOGICAL SOCIETY:—Their Transactions

vol. i. part i., 8vo, 1856, By the PURBECK ARCHEOLOGICAL SOCIETY :-Papers read before them, 5 Nos.,

8vo, (1855-60). By the SOMERSETSAIRE ARCHÆOLOGICAL SOCIETY:—Proceedings, from 1852

to 1859, 7 vols. 8vo. By J. Y. AKERMAN, Esq., F.S.A., Abingdon :- Report on Researches in an Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Long Wittenham, Berks, in 1859. (From the

Archæologia, vol. xxxviii) 4to, 1861, By RICHARD CAULFIELD, Esq.:-Autobiography of the Rt. Hon. Sir Richard Coxe, Bart., Lord Chancellor of Ireland; from the original MS. preserved at

the Manor House, Dunmanway, co. Cork, (pamphlet) 8vo, 1860. By C. Roach Smith, Esq., F.S.A.. Strood, Kent - Account of Roman remains

near Lyminge Church, Kent. (From “ Collectanea Antiqua,” vol. v.) 8vo. By T. BRUGES FLOWER, Esq., Bath :-Britton's Historical account of Corsham

House, 1806. Eyre's account of the mineral waters at Holt, 1731,
By Captain GLADSTONE, R.N., M.P., Bowden Park :- A collection of preserved

skins of birds, (more than seventy in number), from Demerara. By C, DARBY GRIFFITH, Esq., M.P., Padworth House, Reading :-30 Reports

of various Committees of the House of Commons. By Lieutenant-Coronel OLIVIER, Bath:-Cabinet containing a valuable collection

of Fossils, including many Wiltshire specimens.
By Mr. J. SPENCER, Bowood :-“The great Historical, Geographical, and

Poetical Dictionary," 1 vol. folio, 1694,
By Mr. J. N. LADD, Calne :-Fac-similes of three entries in the Calne Parish
Register recording the burials of soldiers killed in the fight on Roundway

Down 1643; and at the seige of Pinhills in 1644. Lithographed by the Donor. By Sergeant Chant, Royal Wilts Militia :—Silver Penny of King Stephen,

found in a garden at Devizes.

H. BULL, Printer, Saint John Street, Devizes.

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