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FA1998.148:- 

Map, engraving, Map of the Town of Basingstoke, Hampshire, scale about 40 inches to 1 mile, published by Robert A Davis, 1851.
Besides the expected features including a list of prominent buildings etc, the map particularly shows the routes of gas mains, and has been annotated to show the position of street lamps.
There are inset vignettes of the Holy Ghost Chapel and St Michael's Church.
map feature:-  sectioned for folding & folded & mounted & slip case & not coloured & compass rose & scale line & vignettes & settlements & roads & streets & railways & canals & rivers & woods & table of data (sites)
inscription:-  printed -on- top left MAP / OF THE TOWN OF / BASINGSTOKE / IN THE COUNTY OF / SOUTHAMPTON / FROM AN ACTUAL SURVEY / BY / ROBERT ARCHER DAVIS / LAND SURVEYOR ENGINEER & VALUER / 1851.
scale line:-  16 chains = 204.8 mm
dimension:-  scale = 1 to 1600 ? (1 to 1572 from scale line assuming modern mile)

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MN: 27.3.1998