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Ogilby 1675
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Strip map, hand coloured copper plate engraving, road map, part of The Road from London to the Lands End, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, from the road book, Britannia, published by John Ogilby, White Friars, London, 1675.
Pl.26 from Andover, via Middle Wallop, Hampshire; Salisbury, Wiltshire; then Shaftesbury, Milborn Port, Sherborne, Dorset; Yeovil to Crookhorn, Somerset.
inscription:-  printed -on- title cartouche The Continuation of the Road from / LONDON to the LANDS END / ... -- figures in rural landscape
map feature:-  hand coloured & title cartouche & roads & road distances & rivers & compass rose & coat of arms (royal) & settlements & streets & woods & trees & relief & hillocks & county
map type:-  HantsMap -- Ogilby 1675
dimension:-  wxh, sheet = 47.5x36.5cm
wxh, plate = 448x329mm
wxh, map = 437x320mm
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
Andover Andover

MN: 4.10.2001
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