Map features

Blome's Hampshire 1673

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title cartouche , map maker , dedication , and coat of arms
compass rose
scale line
coast shaded ; the sea is has some shading.
coastal defence, castles ; a few shown.
rivers ; wiggly lines narrowing upstream, mostly not named.
bridges ; marked by a double line over a river. Mostly not named.
relief ; hillocks shaded to the east.
beacons ; few, maybe beacon posts on a hill top, or just a name.
woods, forests ; small tree symbols, sometimes grouped into woods or forests.
parks ; a ring of fence palings. Some are named.
county boundary ; dashed line, emphasised by tinting; boundaries might separate adjacent counties, which are labelled.
hundred boundary ; dotted boundary, areas keyed by number to a table of hundreds.
settlements ; dot and circle plus elements to distinguish hamlets, villages, towns, cities, etc
market towns , and other towns
miscellany ; antiquities - tents, watermills and windmill, and copperas house.


Blome's Hampshire 1673, contents
General index
Old Hampshire Mapped

Map HMCMS:FA1991.9
Martin and Jean Norgate: 2005
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