Jones, Inigo, 1573-1652; Charleton, Walter, 1619-1707; Webb, John, 1611-1672 / The most notable antiquity of Great Britain, vulgarly called Stone-Heng, on Salisbury Plain, restored, by Inigo Jones ... To which are added, the Chorea gigantum, or Stone-Heng restored to the Danes, by Doctor Charleton; and Mr. Webb’s Vindication of Stone-Heng restored, in answer to Dr. Charleton’s reflections; with observations upon the orders and rules of architecture in use among the ancient Romans. Before the whole are prefixed, certain memoirs relating to the life of Inigo Jones; with his effigies, engrav’d by Hollar; as also Dr. Charleton’s, by P. Lombart; and four new views of Stone-Heng, in its present situation: with above twenty other copper-plates, and a compleat index to the entire collection
Stone-Heng restored, pp. 1-72 ff.
STO N E'H E NG( R E ST.....O......R-E D, BY I N I G 0 NES, Efq; E IN G naturally inclined in my younger Years to iudy" the Arts of VDegn, I paffed into foreign Parts to converfe with the great Mafers thereof in Italy; jwhere I applied my felf to fearch out the Ruins of thofe ancient Buildings, which in Defpite of Time it felf, and Violence of Barba- rians, are yet remaining. Having fatisfied my felf in thefe, and returning to my native Country, i applied my Mind more particularly to the Study of 4rchitet-arei Among the:anci- ent Monuments whereof, found here, I deemed none more worthy the fearchin after, than this of Stone-Hen not only in regard of the Founders thereof, the Time when built, the Work it felf, but al- fo for the, Rarity of its Invention, being different- in Form from all I had feen before; likewiXl of as ibautiful ,Proportions, as elegant in Order, and as flatelyin Afpeel, .as any. King 7ames, in his Progrefs, th-Year One thoufand fix hundred and twenty, being at lf iton, and.;difcourfing of this Antiquity, I ¢ws fent for by the Right Honourable William,, then Earl of Rem- roke, and received there his Majefly's,omniands to produce, out of mine o n Pra&ice in 4rchit e ?r; and peiencc in Antiqui- ties Abroad, what poflibly I could difcover concerning this of Stone- Heng. What mine Opinion was then, and what I have fince col- lceed, in reation the o'- I intend toiake the Subject of this refntTreati. Andcertainly, in the inticate and obfcure Study P3 Of
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