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Jansson 1646
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Map, hand coloured copper plate engraving, Hantoniae Comitatus cum Bercheria, ie Hampshire and Berkshire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, from the Atlas Novus, by Jan Jansson, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1646.
The Old English Mile used by the map maker is 1.23 statute miles.
map feature:-  hand coloured & title cartouche & compass rose & up is W & coat of arms & scale lines (2, english and german miles) & coast shaded & rivers & county & hundreds & woods & forests & trees & relief & hillocks & parks & beacons & settlements & labelled borders
scale line:-  6 miles = 47.5 mm
inscription:-  printed -on- title cartouche HANTONIAE / COMITATUS / Cum BERCHERIA
inscription:-  printed -on- borders Occidens / Septentrio / Oriens / Meridies
map type:-  HantsMap -- Jansson 1646
dimension:-  wxh, sheet = 58x48cm
wxh, plate = 553x443mm (approx)
wxh, map = 552x440mm
scale = 1 to 200000 ? (1 to 203286 from scale line assuming statute mile)
scale = 1 to 250000 ? (from town positions using DISTAB.exe)

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town names:- 
Hantoniae Hampshire
map name modern name
Alton Alton
Andover Andover
Basingstoke Basingstoke
Bushwaltham Bishops Waltham
Christ Church Christchurch
Farham Fareham
Fording bridge Fordingbridge
Gosport Gosport
Havant Havant
Kingscler Kingsclere
Lymington Lymington
Alresford Alresford
Odiam Odiham
Petersfeild Petersfield
Portesmouth Portsmouth
Ringwood Ringwood
Rumsey Romsey
Southampton Southampton
Stockbridg Stockbridge
Whitchurch Whitchurch
Winchester Winchester

MN: 4.10.2001
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