button to main menu;  

Checklist of HantsMap map types --  
known maps of Hampshire; the map may or  
may not be in the HMCMS Map Collection    Checklist of Hampshire Maps

Gent Mag 1770s
title image  
button to image page
Canal maps, Andover Canal, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, and Basingstoke Canal, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, in a series published in the Gentleman's Magazine, 1770s.
A search of the magazine in 1770-80s has found two maps of canals in Hampshire, those from Andover and from Basingstoke.
February 1772; 'A PLAN of the proposed NAVIGABLE CANAL from ANDOVER to REDBRIDGE in the COUNTY of SOUTHAMPTON. Surveyd in 1770' engraved by J Lodge.
April 1778; A PLAN of the Intended Navigable Canal from BASINGSTOKE in the County of Southampton, to the River Wey in the County of Surry; Survey'd in 1777.'
scale line:-  scale line image 
button to image page

example:-  canal map -- HMCMS:B1999.518.1772.3.2
map feature:-  not coloured & compass rose (simple, fleur de lys marks north) & scale line & relief & canals & rivers & bridges & settlements & title cartouche & scroll cartouche & table of distances
scale line:-  6 miles = 75.0 mm
inscription:-  printed -- map A PLAN / of the proposed / NAVIGABLE CANAL, / from / ANDOVER to REDBRIDGE. / in the / COUNTY of SOUTHAMPTON. / Surveyed in 1770. -- scroll cartouche
inscription:-  printed -- bottom right J. Lodge Sculp.
inscription:-  printed -- top right Gent. Mag. Feby. 1772
map type:-  HantsMap -- Gent Mag 1770s
dimension:-  wxh, plate = 355x180mm (?)
wxh, map = 343x168mm
scale = 1 to 130000 ? (1 to 128748 from scale line assuming statute mile)

button  map type tabulation
reference:-  Klein, Christopher M: 1989: Maps in Eighteenth Century British Magazines: Newberry Library (Chicago, Illinois, United States):: ISBN 0 911028 41 2
button  map type Gent Mag 1770s -- menu of resources
maps:-  HMCMS Map Collection   (scanned item in bold)
button  HMCMS:B1999.518.1772.3.2 -- canal map
button  HMCMS:B1999.518.1778.4.1 -- canal map
button  HMCMS:FA1998.3 -- canal map

MN: 18.6.2001
button to  
next map type, 
date order button to  
previous map type, 
date order