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Ogilby 1675
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Strip map, uncoloured engraving, road map for part of The Road From Oxford to Chichester, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, from the road book, Britannia, published by John Ogilby, White Friars, London, 1675.
Pl.81 from Oxford, Oxfordshire, crosses straightaway into Berkshire, though Abbingdon and Newbury, into Hampshire through Kingsclere, Basingstoke, Alton, and Petersfield, and into West Sussex, ending in Chichester.
inscription:-  printed -on- not coloured & title cartouche The Road From / OXFORD to CHICHESTER. / By IOHN OGILBY Esqr. His Maties. Cosmographer. -- country scene, herding and milking cows
map feature:-  not coloured & title cartouche & roads & rivers & compass rose & coat of arms (royal) & settlements & streets & woods & relief & hillocks & county & beacons & water mills & bridges & road distances
map type:-  HantsMap -- Ogilby 1675
dimension:-  wxh, sheet = 45.5x38.5cm
wxh, plate = 432x360mm (?)
wxh, map = 426x350mm
scale = 1 to 63360 ? (nominal)

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reference:-  Ogilby, John: 1675: Britannia; A Geographical and Historical Description of the Principal Roads thereof
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town names:- 
Hampshire Hampshire
map name modern name
Allton Alton
Basingstoke Basingstoke
Kingscler Kingsclere
Petersfield Petersfield

MN: 4.10.2001
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