Plates from the Antiquities of Scotland

Captain Francis Grose was one of the first systematic recorders of architectural and archaeological remains in Britain. His six volume The Antiquities of England and Wales, published between 1773 and 1787, was followed by Antiquities of Scotland in two volumes published in 1789 and 1791. Robert Burns met him while he was undertaking the latter, and became a friend - writing three pieces about him including On Captain Grose's Peregrinations through Scotland.   Detail: Kenmure Castle, Dundrennan Abbey, Mote of Galloway (Mote of Urr), Butle Castle (Buittle Castle, Abbots Tower, Laggan Stone, McLellan's Castle & Kirkcudbright.
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Francis Grose (1731-1791)
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270mm x 210mm
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Dumfries & Galloway Council
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