Abbreviations Used in the Volume


English Heritage


Year published


Supporting documents




Comment on this article
Double click anywhere on the text to add an annotation in-line

Citation Show another format:

'Abbreviations Used in the Volume', An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 5: East (1975), pp. 137. URL: Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


(Min 3 characters)


Ant. J.The Antiquaries Journal.
Arch. J.The Archaeological Journal.
B.A.P.Abercromby, J., Bronze Age Pottery (1912).
Barrow DiggersWoolls, C., The Barrow Diggers (1839).
B.M.The British Museum.
BritanniaJournal of Romano-British and Kindred Studies (Vol. I, 1970– ).
Cambridgeshire I, IIR.C.H.M., Inventories of Cambridgeshire, I (1968), II (1972).
CokerCoker, John (or Gerard T.), Survey of Dorset (1732).
Colt HoareHoare, Sir R. C., History of Ancient Wiltshire (1810, 1821).
ColvinColvin, H. M., A Biographical Dictionary of English Architects, 1660–1840 (London, 1954).
C.P.M.Cecil Papers, Maps; Hatfield House muniments.
C.T.D.Warne, C., Celtic Tumuli of Dorset (1866), in three parts, each separately paged: Pt. I, My own Personal Researches; Pt. 2, Communications from Personal Friends; Pt. 3, Tumuli Opened at Various Periods.
C.U.A.P.Air photographs provided by the Committee for Aerial Photography, Cambridge University.
Cunnington MS.Notes by E. Cunnington, c. 1890, in D.C.M.; published in Dorset Procs., XXXVII (1916).
D.B.Domesday Book. V.C.H., Dorset, Vol. iii.
D.C.M.Dorset County Museum, Dorchester.
D.C.R.O.Dorset Record Office, Dorchester.
Dorset I, II etc.Other volumes of the present work.
Dorset BarrowsGrinsell, L. V., Dorset Barrows (Dorchester, 1959).
Dorset Procs.Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society (Dorchester, 1879–).
Durden CataloguePayne, G., Catalogue of the Museum o Local Antiquities Collected by Mr. Henry Durden (Lewes, 1892).
E.H.R.The English Historical Review.
EytonEyton, R. W., A Key to Domesday (1878).
FägerstenFägersten, A., Place Names of Dorset (Upsala, 1933).
Feudal AidsFeudal Aids, 1284–1431 (H.M.S.O.).
HutchinsHutchins, John, History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset, 3rd edition (Westminster, 1861–70). When reference is necessary to the 1st and 2nd editions (1773 and 1803) this is specified.
I.A.S.B.Problems of the Iron Age in Southern Britain, ed. S. S. Frere. (C.B.A. Conference, 1958; University of London Institute of Archaeology, occasional paper No. 11.)
I.P.M.Inquisitions Post Mortem, P.R.O.; published in S.D.N.Q., VIII–XXII.
J.B.A.A.Journal of the British Archaeological Association.
J.R.S.The Journal of Roman Studies.
L. & P.Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic (H.M.S.O.).
Med. Arch.Mediaeval Archaeology.
MeekingsMeekings, C. A. F., Dorset Hearth Tax Assessments (Dorchester, 1951).
NightingaleNightingale, J. E., Church Plate of Dorset (Salisbury, 1889).
N.M.R.The National Monuments Record.
Notes & QueriesNotes and Queries for Readers... (London, 1850–).
O.D.Ordnance Datum; mean sea-level.
O.S., 1811Ordnance Survey, Map of Dorset, scale 1 inch to 1 mile, edition of 1811.
OswaldOswald, A., Country Houses of Dorset (1959).
Pitt-RiversPitt-Rivers, Lieut. Gen. A. H. Lane-Fox, Excavations in Cranborne Chase, I–V (1887–1905).
P.P.S.Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society.
P.R.O.The Public Record Office, London.
P.S.A.Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of London.
RavenCanon Raven, Church Bells of Dorset (Dorchester, 1906).
R.C.H.M.The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England).
Sarum Dioc. Regy.Salisbury Diocesan Registry.
S.D.N.Q.Notes and Queries for Somerset and Dorset (Sherborne, 1890–).
Subsidy RollsLay Subsidy Rolls, 1327, 1333; P.R.O., E/179/103/4 and E/179/103/5; MS. copy in D.C.M. Generally, in this Inventory the dates 1327 and 1333 may be taken to refer to these sources without further indication.
SumnerHeywood Sumner, The Ancient Earth-works of Cranborne Chase (Chiswick Press, 1913).
V.C.H.The Victoria History of the Counties of England.
Walters MS.Notes by H.B. Walters in a copy of Raven (q.v.); see Dorset III, p. xlix, note.
W.A.M.The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine (Devizes, 1854–).
Wessex from the Airby O. G. S. Crawford & A. Keiller (Oxford, 1928).