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Morden 1708
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Map, uncoloured engraving, Hampshire, scale about 7 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, perhaps before 1693 issued 1701, engraved by Sutton Nicholls, included in Magna Britannia et Hibernia, Antiqua et Nova, published by Thomas Cox? about 1720-31.
This smaller county map by Morden was probably drawn before about 1693, intended for Camden's Britannia; it was rejected in favour of larger maps but issued by Morden 1701; this copy is the version improved by Herman Moll about 1708 after Morden's death, in particular adding the compass rose and adding to the roads.
map feature:-  not coloured & compass rose (very plain, fleur de lys for north, cross for east) & scale line (3, great middle and small miles) & lat and long scales & title cartouche (simple box) & coast shaded & county & hundreds & table of hundreds & rivers & parks & settlements & roads
scale line:-  10 miles = 38.4 mm (Great miles)
scale line:-  10 miles = 36.2 mm (Midle miles)
scale line:-  10 miles = 34.1 mm (Smal miles)
inscription:-  printed -on- title cartouche HAMP = / SHIRE / by Robt. Morden.
inscription:-  printed -on- lower left Sutton Nicholls sculp.
map type:-  HantsMap -- Morden 1708
dimension:-  wxh, sheet = 33x22.5cm (was tipped in and folded)
wxh, plate = 169x209mm
wxh, map (to outer borders) = 167x206mm
scale = 1 to 450000 ? (average of three scale lines; Great 1 to 419100, Midle miles 1 to 444570, Smal miles 1 to 471948; average 1 to 445206 assuming statute mile)
longitude, Winchester = 1d 10.3m W (approx)

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town names:- 
Hampshire 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
Kingsclere Kingsclere
Lymington Lymington
Alresford Alresford
Odiam Odiham
Petersfield Petersfield
Portsmouth Portsmouth
Ringwood Ringwood
Rumsey Romsey
Southampton Southampton
Stokebridge Stockbridge
Whit Church Whitchurch
Winchester Winchester

MN: 4.10.2001
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