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
Memoirs relating to the life and writings of Inigo Jones, esq.
M MoIu.s of the LI FE, &c. tut 'tis not our Defign to interpofe in an Affair of this aNlature, which has already employ'd- the Pens of fo many eminent Antiquaries, anhd brought forth fo many different Opinions. Mr. Samms, in his Britann;a, will have this Strufture to have been Phenician 5 Mr. Jones and Mr. Wbb believe it to be Romanj Mr. Aubrey thinks it was BrIt~Jh3 and Dr. Charleton derives it from the Danes. And yet if the true old Writing of the Name be ST A N- HENGES T,, as the Monafficon feems to tell us, I cannot fee, fays Bifhop Nichafon, why the Saxons may not have as jufl a 7itle as any, to the Honour of :t. There is a Manufcript Treatife faid to have been written upon this Subjet, by one Mr. John G;bbons, and 'tis poffible this Gentleman may have a different Notion from all the ref. STONE-
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