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Richard Gough

Gough, Richard (gŏf) [key], 1735–1809, English antiquary, authority on British topography. His valuable collection of books and manuscripts is in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Chief among his many works are Anecdotes of British Topography (1768; enl. ed. British Topography, 2 vol., 1780) and Sepulchral Monuments (3 vol., 1786–99).

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