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Parker 1777
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KD1992.289:- 

Map, uncoloured engraving, Plan of the intended Navigable Canal from Basingstoke to the River Wey, scale roughly 1 mile to 1 inch, made for the canal prospectus, engraved by William Faden, Charing Cross, London, surveyed by Joseph Parker, about 1777.
General route of proposed canal and collateral cuts shown.
map feature:-  not coloured & north point & scale line & rivers & relief & hill hachuring & parks & settlements & streets & canals & table of distances
inscription:-  -on- A PLAN of the intended Navigable Canal from BASINGSTOKE to the RIVER WEY. / Engraved by Wm. Faden, Charing Cross. / ... / Surveyed by Joseph Parker.
scale line:-  3 miles = 65.1 mm
map type:-  HantsMap -- Parker 1777
dimension:-  wxh, sheet = 82x29.5cm
wxh, plate = 804x283mm (approx)
wxh, map = 790x267mm
scale = 1 to 74000 ? (1 to 74163 from scale line assuming modern mile)

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town names:- 
Hamp Shire Hampshire
map name modern name
Basingstoke Basingstoke

MN: 4.10.2001
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