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Lea 1689
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Map, hand coloured copper plate engraving, Hampshire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Christopher Saxton, engraved by Leonard Terwoort, Antwerp, Netherlands, first published about 1575, amended 1689 and published by Philip Lea, London, 1693.
Published in the Shires of England and Wales Described by Christopher Saxton ... With many Additions and Corrections by Philip Lea. The additions to Saxton's plate made by Lea include the coats of arms of the Earls of Southampton, an inset map of Winchester, hundred boundaries, and roads, and scales for an index grid.
This is one of the earlier maps of Hampshire to show roads; a selection of those published by John Ogilby, 1675; roads had been added by 1689.
map feature:-  title cartouche & drape cartouche & coat of arms (royal and family) & picture frame border & labelled borders & up is N & scale line & index grid (scales prepared, but no grid, a..m across and a..m down left side, covering the area of the county only) & sea pecked & sea monsters & ships & coastal defence & castles & rivers & bridges & relief & hillocks & beacons & forests & woods & parks & mills & windmills & county & swash lettering & hundreds & settlements & roads & inset map (town plan, Winchester)
inscription:-  printed -on- scroll cartouche HAMPSHIRE / by / C: Saxton corrected & many / Aditions by P: Lea
inscription:-  printed -on- bottom Christophorus Saxton descripsit
inscription:-  printed -on- over/below scale line Scale Miliarum / LEONARDUS TERWOORT ANTVERPIANUS SCULPSIT
scale line:-  10 miles = 83.3 mm
map type:-  HantsMap -- Lea 1689
map type:-  HantsMap -- Saxton 1575
dimension:-  wxh, map = 435x396mm
scale = 1 to 190000 ? (1 to 193199 from scale line, wrongly assuming a statute mile)
scale = 1 to 240000 ? (from town positions using DISTAB.exe)

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town names:- 
Southamtoniae Hampshire
map name modern name
Aulton Alton
Andover Andover
Basingstoke Basingstoke
Bisshopswaltham Bishops Waltham
Christ Churche Christchurch
Faram Fareham
Gosport Gosport
Havant Havant
Kingesclere Kingsclere
Lemyngton Lymington
Alresford Alresford
Odiam Odiham
Petersfelde Petersfield
Portesmouth Portsmouth
Ringwood Ringwood
Rumsey Romsey
Southamton Southampton
Stockbridge Stockbridge
Whitchurche Whitchurch
Winchester Winchester

MN: 22.10.2002
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