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Cole and Roper 1810
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Map, hand coloured engraving, Hampshire, and the Isle of Wight, scale about 9 miles to 1 inch, taken from the Beauties of England and Wales, drawn by G Cole, engraved by J Roper, published by Vernor and Hood, Poultry, London, 1805.
map feature:-  hand coloured & compass rose (cardinal and half cardinal points, fleur de lys for north) & scale line (10 miles, chequered) & lat and long scales & coast form lines & rivers & relief & hill hachuring & parks & county & hundreds & table of symbols & settlements (graded by number of buildings and lettering) & castles & antiquities & roads & turnpike roads & post roads & distances from London & road distances (between places)
inscription:-  printed -on- bottom Engraved by J Roper, from a Drawing by G Cole / London; Published for the proprietors by Vernor & Hood, Poultry Feby. 1st. 1805. / to accompany the Beauties of England and Wales.
scale line:-  10 miles = 29.7 mm
map type:-  HantsMap -- Cole and Roper 1810
dimension:-  scale = 1 to 540000 ? (1 to 541867 from scale line assuming modern mile)
scale = 1 to 550000 ? (1 deg = 201.6mm on latitude scale is 1 to 552174)
wxh, sheet = 25x34.5cm
wxh, map = 177x247mm
longitude, Winchester = 1d 17.8m 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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