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An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 3, Central. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1970.

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Ant. J. The Antiquaries Journal.
Arch. Archaeologia.
Arch. J. The Archaeological Journal.
Arch. Rev. The Architectural Review.
B.A.P. Abercromby, J., Bronze Age Pottery (1912).
Barrow Diggers Woolls, C., The Barrow Diggers (1839).
B.M. The British Museum.
Cambridgeshire I R.C.H.M., Inventory of Cambridgeshire, Vol. I (1968).
Coker Coker, John (or Gerard, T.), Survey of Dorset (1732).
C.T.D. Warne, C., Celtic Tumuli of Dorset (1866), in three parts, each separately paged: Pt. I, My own Personal Researches; Pt. 2, Communications from Personal Friends; Pt. 3, Tumuli Opened at Various Periods.
Cunnington MS. Notes by E. Cunnington, c. 1890, in D.C.M.; published in part in Dorset Procs., XXXVII (1916).
D.B. The Domesday Book, P.R.O. Passages relating to Dorset are printed in Hutchins; also V. C. H., Dorset, III.
D.C.M. Dorset County Museum, Dorchester.
D.C.R.O. Dorset Record Office, Dorchester.
Dorset I, II etc. Other volumes of the present work.
Dorset Barrows Grinsell, L. V., Dorset Barrows (Dorchester, 1959).
Dorset Procs. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society (Dorchester, 1879– ).
Durden Catalogue Payne, G., Catalogue of the Museum of Local Antiquities Collected by Mr. Henry Durden (Lewes, 1892).
Eyton Eyton, R. W., A Key to Domesday (1878).
Fägersten Fägersten, A., Place Names of Dorset (Upsala, 1933).
Feudal Aids Feudal Aids, 1284–1431 (H.M.S.O.).
Hutchins Hutchins, John, History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset, 3rd edition (Westminster, 1861–70). When reference is necessary to the 1st and 2nd editions (1773 and 1803) this is specified, otherwise the 3rd edition is to be understood.
J.R.S. The Journal of Roman Studies.
I.P.M. Inquisitions Post Mortem, P.R.O.; published in S. & D.N. & Q., VIII–XXII.
L. & P. Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic (H.M.S.O.).
Meekings Meekings, C. A. F., Dorset Hearth Tax Assessments (Dorchester, 1951).
Nightingale Nightingale, J. E., Church Plate of Dorset (Salisbury, 1889).
N.M.R. The National Monuments Record.
O.D. Ordnance Datum; mean sea-level.
O.S., 1811 Ordnance Survey, Map of Dorset, scale 1 inch to 1 mile, edition of 1811. (A copy with valuable MS. additions is in Salisbury Museum.)
Oswald Oswald, A., Country Houses of Dorset (1959).
P.P.S. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society.
P.R.O. The Public Record Office, London.
P.S.A. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of London.
Raven Raven, Canon, Church Bells of Dorset (Dorchester, 1906); see also Walters, H. B., Dorset Procs., LX, 97–120.
R.C.H.M. The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England).
S. & D.N. & Q. Notes and Queries for Somerset and Dorset (Sherborne, 1890– ).
Subsidy Rolls Lay Subsidy Rolls, 1327, 1333; P.R.O., E/179/103/4 and E/179/103/5; MS. copy in D.C.M. Generally, in this Inventory, the dates 1327 and 1333 may be taken to refer to these sources without further indication.
U.L.I.A. University of London, Institute of Archaeology.
V.C.H. The Victoria History of the Counties of England.
W.A.M. The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine (Devizes, 1854– ).