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Wallis 1812
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Map, hand coloured engraving, Hampshire, and the Isle of Wight, scale about 9 miles to 1 inch, engraved by James Wallis, published by S A Oddy, London, 1812.
map feature:-  hand coloured & title cartouche (shaded box, overlaying compass rose) & compass rose (cardinal and half cardinal points, but partly obscured, fleur de lys for north) & scale line (12 miles, chequered) & lat and long scales (notice the wrong '0' where it should be '2' degrees) & sea shaded & coast shaded & rivers & relief & hill hachuring & parks & county & hundreds & settlements (graded by lettering and amount of buildings) & roads & turnpike roads & post roads & table of symbols & canals & distances from London
inscription:-  printed -on- title cartouche HAMPSHIRE
inscription:-  printed -on- bottom centre London Publish'd by S. A. Oddy, 1812.
inscription:-  printed -on- below compass rose Engrav'd by J. Wallis.
scale line:-  12 miles = 34.8 mm
map type:-  HantsMap -- Wallis 1812
dimension:-  scale = 1 to 550000 ? (1 to 554946 from scale line assuming modern mile)
scale = 1 to 580000 ? (45 min = 145mm on latitude scale is 1 to 575784)
wxh, sheet = 29.5x20.5cm
wxh, map = 267x177mm
longitude, Winchester = 1d 17.5m W (approx)

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town names:- 
Hampshire Hampshire
map name modern name
Alton Alton
Andover Andover
Basingstoke Basingstoke
Bishops Waltham Bishops Waltham
Christ Church Christchurch
Fareham Fareham
Fordingbridge Fordingbridge
Gosport Gosport
Havant Havant
Kingsclere Kingsclere
Lymington Lymington
New Alresford Alresford
Odiham Odiham
Petersfield Petersfield
Portsmouth Portsmouth
Ringwood Ringwood
Romsey Romsey
Southampton Southampton
Stockbridge Stockbridge
Whitchurch Whitchurch
Winchester Winchester

MN: 4.10.2001
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