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Faden 1796
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Map, hand coloured engraving, Hampshire or the County of Southampton, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, published by William Faden, Charing Cross, London, 1796.
Reduced from the large map in six sheets by Milne, published by Faden, 1791.
Tables of information about Basingstoke Canal and Andover Canal and about Woolmer Forest and Alice Holt Forest.
map feature:-  hand coloured & compass rose (Prince of Wales feathers for N) & scale line & lat and long scales & time from Greenwich & coast form lines & rivers & relief & hill hachuring & woods & forests & parks & county & hundreds & settlements & roads & canals
inscription:-  printed -on- lower left Hampshire / or the / COUNTY of SOUTHAMPTON / Including the / ISLE OF WIGHT / Reduced from the large Map in Six Sheets / BY W. FADEN / Geographer to His Majesty, and to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales / Charing Cross June 4th. 1796.
scale line:-  6 miles = 60.2 mm
map type:-  HantsMap -- Faden 1796
dimension:-  wxh, map = 567x653mm
scale = 1 to 160000 ? (1 to 156194 from town positions using DISTTAB.exe)
longitude, Winchester = 1d 18.3m W (approx)

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

MN: 15.11.2001
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