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Collection Level Description: Pencil drawings by John Preston Neale of Oxfordshire views, county seats and churches

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 282-3
Title: Pencil drawings by John Preston Neale of Oxfordshire views, county seats and churches
Dates of Creation: 1814-26
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: John Preston Neale

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

John Preston Neale (1780-1847) was an architectural draughtsman. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further details.

Scope and Content

Pencil drawings by John Preston Neale of Oxfordshire views, county seats and churches.

Includes drawings of: Enstone, 1822; Dorchester, n.d.; Blenheim Palace, 1822-3; Charlbury, 1814; Cokethorpe Park, 1824; Caversham Park, 1824; Glympton Park, 1822; Ditchley Park, 1822; Shirburn Castle, 1816; Stonor Park, 1822; St. Peter in the East, Oxford, 1824; St. Mary the Virgin, Oxford, 1824; St. Mary Magdalen, Oxford, 1824; Chipping Norton church, 1814; Iffley mill, 1826; Witney church, 1814; barn at Nettlebed, n.d.; Dorchester church, 1816, 1824; Bicester, 1826; Eynsham, 1814; 'Four Shires Stone', Chastleton, 1814; Henley, 1817; Benson, 1816; and Thame, 1816.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library, Christie's, 24 March 1982, lot 103.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).

Further Information

Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Publication Note

See John Preston Neale Views of the seats of noblemen and gentlemen III, (1st series, 1818-23), plates 55, 57-9, 65; John Preston Neale Views of the seats of noblemen and gentlemen, I (2nd series, 1824-9), plates 31-2; and John Preston Neale and John Le Keux Views of the most interesting collegiate and parochial churches II (1825), plates 5-6, 8 and 10.

Access Points

Architectural drawing | England | Oxfordshire

Topographical drawing | England | Oxfordshire

Neale | John Preston | 1780-1847 | architectural draughtsman

Oxfordshire (England)


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