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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