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Table of distances, uncoloured engraving, Hamshire, by Mathew Simmons, 1635, with a thumbnail map, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, scale about 25.5 miles to 1 inch, by Thomas Jenner, London, published in A Direction for the English Traviller, 1643.
The map is redrawn from the earlier edition by Mathew Simmons, 1635.
The county map is crammed into the bottom right part of the page, below and beside the triangular distance table; the map is orientated with north towards the bottom left but is drawn to be read with north at its top. The ?Old English Mile used by the map maker is 1.10 statute miles.
map feature:-  not coloured & up is SE & scale line & rivers & settlements & county
scale line:-  10 miles = 11 mm
inscription:-  printed -on- top left of table Hamshire
map type:-  HantsMap -- Jenner 1643
map type:-  HantsMap -- Simmons 1635
dimension:-  wxh, sheet = 12.5x13cm
wxh, plate = 105x105mm
scale = 1 to 1500000 ? (1 to 1463040 from scale line assuming statute mile)
scale = 1 to 1600000 ? (from town positions using DISTAB.exe)

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town names:- 
Hamshire Hampshire
map name modern name
Aulton Alton
Andever Andover
Basingstok Basingstoke
Bighton Waltham Bishops Waltham
Christchurch Christchurch
Farham Fareham
Havant Havant
Kingesclere Kingsclere
Lemington Lymington
Alresford Alresford
Odiam Odiham
Peterfeld Petersfield
Portesmouth Portsmouth
Ringwood Ringwood
Rumsey Romsey
S. Hampton Southampton
Stockebridge Stockbridge
Winchester Winchester

MN: 4.10.2001
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