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Calcot Farm, inscription

Calcot Farm, inscription

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymous

Medium: Ink on paper

Date: 1778

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15540

Item number: f.109

Length: 173

Width: 222

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

A drawing in ink of an inscription in the old barn at Calcot Farm near Beverstone in Gloucestershire, drawn by S.H. Grimm. There are roman remains found in the area, which is close to the Roman settlements of Gloucester and Cirencester. In particular a number of Roman tombstones have been found along the old roman road between Glevum (Gloucester) and Aquae Sulis (Bath). A roman 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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