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Calcot Farm, bas-relief

Calcot Farm, bas-relief

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymous

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1790

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15540

Item number: f.108

Length: 184

Width: 245

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

A drawing in ink of an old bas-relief in the old barn at Calcot Farm near Beverstone in Gloucestershire, drawn in July 1790 by S.H. Grimm. There are roman remains found in the area, which is close to the Roman settlements of Gloucester and Circencester. In particular a number of Roman tombstones have been found along the old roman road between Glevum (Gloucester) and Aquae Sulis (Bath). A Roman semi circular oolite relief was found in the barn of Calcot Farm near Kingscote in 1795, and is now in the Ashmoleum Museum, Oxford.

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