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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire, Volume 1South

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the southern half of the county, including the towns of Amersham, Beaconsfield and Slough and covering Eton College.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire, Volume 2North

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the northern half of the county, including the town of Buckingham itself.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the City of Cambridge. Although mostly focused on the colleges and other buildings of the university, this volume also covers the city's churches and secular structures such as Hobson's Conduit. Note that this volume was originally published in two books and a separate box of maps and plans.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the County of Cambridgeshire, Volume 1West Cambridgshire

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey of Cambridgeshire, covering the west of the county. This volume largely consists of villages. Wimpole Hall is of particular note.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the County of Cambridgeshire, Volume 2North-East Cambridgeshire

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey of Cambridgeshire, covering the north west of the county. This volume largely consists of villages. Particular attention is given to Burwell, Swaffham Bulbeck and Swaffham Prior.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 1West

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey of Dorset, covering the west of the county. Particular attention is paid to Cerne Abbas, Lyme Regis and Sherborne.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 2South East

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey of Dorset, covering the south east of the county; particular attention is given to Corfe Castle, Dorchester and Poole. Please note that this volume was originally published in three books, hence features such as three frontispieces and dual lists of plates.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 3Central

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey of Dorset, covering the central part of the county; Blandford Forum and Milton Abbas are considered particularly worthy of attention. Please note that this volume was originally published in three books, so there are two frontispieces.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 4North

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey of Dorset, covering the north of the county; the town of Shaftesbury is of particular note in this volume.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 5East

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey of Dorset, covering the east of the county, with particular attention paid to Cranborne and Wimborne Minster.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex, Volume 1North West

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the north west of the county, including the towns of Thaxted and Saffron Walden and Audley End House.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex, Volume 2Central and South West

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the centre and south west of the county, including the cathedral city of Chelmsford and the abbey at Waltham Holy Cross.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex, Volume 3North East

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the north east of the county, including the towns of Colchester and Harwich.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex, Volume 4South East

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the south east of the county, including the towns of Burnham, Hornchurch and Upminster.

Ancient and Historical Monuments in the County of GloucesterIron Age and Romano-British Monuments in the Gloucestershire Cotswolds

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey of the Iron Age and Romano-British monuments in the Cotswold area of Gloucestershire. There is a section on discredited hill-forts and camps and appendices on place-names and ring-ditches.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Herefordshire, Volume 1South West

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the south west of the county, with particular attention paid to the cathedral city of Hereford.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Herefordshire, Volume 2East

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the east of the county, including the towns of Ledbury and Ross-on-Wye.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Herefordshire, Volume 3North West

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the north west of the county, including the town of Leominster.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Hertfordshire

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the whole of the county; notable monuments include Hatfield House and St. Albans Abbey.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Huntingdonshire

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the whole of the historic county of Huntingdonshire, including the towns of Huntingdon and Kimbolton. The county, now part of western Cambridgeshire, ranged from Keyston in the west, Great Gransden in the south, Somersham in the east and the southern extremities of Peterborough in the north.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in London, Volume 1Westminster Abbey

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, entirely dedicated to a detailed survey of Westminster Abbey.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in London, Volume 2West London

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering 16 London boroughs in the west of the city, ranging from Stoke Newington in the north east, Wandsworth and Lambeth in the south, to the westernmost borough of Hammersmith.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in London, Volume 3Roman London

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, entirely dedicated to Roman remains in London.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in London, Volume 4The City

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering all 26 wards of the City of London. Wards are divided into parishes, with the number of parishes varying from ward to ward. Note that some parishes are divided between wards, so their descriptions may be split between different sections.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in London, Volume 5East London

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering 12 London boroughs in the east of the city, ranging from Hackney in the north, Camberwell and Lewisham in the south, to the easternmost borough of Woolwich.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Middlesex

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the whole of the historic county of Middlesex, including detailed coverage of Hampton Court Palace. In 1935 the county's borders extended to South Mimms in the north, Edmonton and Tottenham in the east, Shepperton in the south and Hillingdon and Stanwell in the west.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the County of Northamptonshire, Volume 1Archaeological sites in North-East Northamptonshire

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the archaeological remains of the north east of Northamptonshire. Divided into parishes, this inventory covers remains from the prehistoric period through to post-medieval settlements and earthworks. There is an appendix on Roman roads.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the County of Northamptonshire, Volume 2Archaeological sites in Central Northamptonshire

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the archaeological remains of central Northamptonshire. Divided into parishes, this inventory covers remains from the prehistoric period through to post-medieval settlements and earthworks. There is an appendix on Roman roads.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the County of Northamptonshire, Volume 3Archaeological sites in North-West Northamptonshire

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the archaeological remains of the north west of the county. Divided into parishes, this inventory covers remains from the prehistoric period through to post-medieval settlements and earthworks. There is an appendix on Roman roads.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the County of Northamptonshire, Volume 4Archaeological sites in South-West Northamptonshire

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the archaeological remains of the south west of the county. Divided into parishes, this inventory covers remains from the prehistoric period through to post-medieval settlements and earthworks. There is an appendix on Roman roads.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the County of Northamptonshire, Volume 5Archaeology and Churches in Northampton

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering archaeological sites and churches of the City of Northampton; the inclusion of churches is a change from earlier volumes in the Northamptonshire series. The inventory itself, the majority of this volume, was originally published only as microfiche.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the County of Northamptonshire, Volume 6Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering architectural monuments in the north of Northamptonshire. Unlike earlier volumes of the Northamptonshire series, this volume does not concentrate on archaeological remains but is an inventory of structures up to 1714 (as well as selected post-1714 buildings), in keeping with the inventories of other counties.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of Oxford

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the City of Oxford. Although mostly focused on the colleges and other buildings of the university, this volume also covers the city's churches and secular buildings such as Oxford Castle.

Ancient and Historical Monuments in the City of Salisbury

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This Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England volume is entirely devoted to the city of Salisbury and the remains of Old Sarum. Note that the buildings of the Cathedral Close (including the cathedral itself) were reserved for later volumes, which were not published as part of this series.

An Inventory of Historical Monuments in the Town of Stamford

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, entirely devoted to the town of Stamford.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Westmorland

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the whole of the historic county of Westmorland, including the towns of Kendal and Appleby. The historic county, now the southern part of Cumbria, ranged from Clifton in the north, Stainmore in the east, Kirkby Lonsdale in the south, to Grasmere in the west.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 1Eburacum, Roman York

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, entirely dedicated to Roman York, known as Eburacum. The volume covers roads, military and civilian sites, burials, inscriptions, glass and other fragments of Roman York.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 2The Defences

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the Defences of the City of York. The survey covers the post-Roman period to the present and has particular emphasis on the city's walls. Two castles are described: York Castle and the Old Baile; however this coverage is treated as supplementary to the Victoria County History volume on The City of York, which is also available on British History Online.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 3South West

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the south west part of the city. As well as covering ecclesiastical and secular monuments, particular attention is paid to vernacular architecture in the Micklegate area.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 4Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering settlements just outside the walls and areas of the city which only became part of the City of York in the nineteenth century. Particular attention is paid to St. Mary's Abbey and the King's Manor.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 5Central

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The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the City of York within the city walls and on the left bank of the River Ouse. As well as dealing with churches and public buildings, such as the Guildhall, this volume also has detailed information on notable houses.