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Description of Southampton by Heywood Sumner (part 2)

Brief Description

History of Southampton, by Heywood Sumner, 1881.

Subject Date

Late 19th century

Creator

Heywood Sumner

Owner

Hampshire Library and Information Service

Contributor

Hampshire Library and Information Service

Full Description

The text to plate 21 is used to give a potted history of the town of Southampton. Most of the text is devoted to recounting the stories of Sir Bevois and Ascupart, whose representations appear on the Bargate. An inset woodcut (on page 1) is of the two figures. Page 2 of 3.

Place

Southampton, Southampton (UA), Hampshire

Subject

history, Bargate, legend, ballad

Name Subject

St Bevois, Ascupart

Content Type

Text in Book

Location

Winchester Library - Jewry Street

Local Ref

X006482074

Collection

Images

Object ID/Record ID

O883

Image ID

4373
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Hampshire Library and Information Service - Hampshire County Council
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