Gough, Richard

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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