A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Gough, Richard
Gough, Richard (1735-1809).—Antiquary, was b. in London, and studied at Camb. For many years he made journeys over England in pursuit of his antiquarian studies. He pub. about 20 works, among which are British Topography (1768), Sepulchral Monuments of Great Britain (1786-99), an ed. of Camden's Britannia, a translation of The Arabian Nights (1798), and various other treatises on archaeology, topography, and numismatics.