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Bowles 1782
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Strip map, hand coloured road map from a road book, Bowles's Post Chaise Companion, by Carington Bowles, St Paul's Churchyard, London, 1782.
Vol.2 p.103/104; part of the road from London to Southampton, from Bagshot, Surrey, across Farnham Common, Hampshire, via Farnham, Surrey, and Alton, New Alresford, Twyford, to Southampton, Hampshire; also from Southampton, Hampshire via Romsey to Salisbury, Wiltshire; scale about 3 miles to 1 inch.
map feature:-  hand coloured & title cartouche & north point & coast form lines & rivers & relief & hill hachuring & woods & trees & parks & county & settlements & roads & road distances & distances from London & streets & windmills & water mills
map type:-  HantsMap -- Bowles 1782
dimension:-  wxh = 167x156mm
wxh = 162x138mm
scale = 1 to 180000 ? (estimated from marked miles as 1 to 178533 assuming modern mile)

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reference:-  Bowles, Carington: 1782: Post Chaise Companion: (London)
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images © Jean M Norgate 2004

town names:- 
Hamp Shire Hampshire
map name modern name
Alton Alton
Alresford Alresford
Southampton Southampton
Rumsey Romsey

MN: 4.10.2001
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