Map featuresKitchin's Hampshire 1751
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title cartouche: monumental stone, with map maker's name.|
compass rose: minimalist design.|
scale line: 'British Statute Miles'.|
latitude and longitude scales: chequered side and
coat of arms: for Southampton.|
coast: the sea coast is emphasised by form lines which continue
up estauries and into harbours, and into the lower part of rivers.|
rivers: major rivers are shewn, tapering upstream. Some
are named, eg:-
Tees R.For the River Test.
Bridges are implied by road crossings, ie not for sure.
A few lakes are shown, eg on a stream north of Alresford.|
None of the Hampshire harbours happens to be labelled.
Spit Head is labelled.
relief: shown by small shaded hillocks, these seem just
to be filling space decoratively. They are scattered about
woods, forests: shown by little trees, drawn with a
shadow, these seem just to be filling space decoratively.|
New Forrest is labelled as an area rather than as a forest.
parks: very few parks are shown on this map, a vague circle of
fence palings indicates a park at Dogmersfield and at Farnborough,
the name N Park labels a ?settlement near Beaulieu. |
county: the county boundary is a dashed line.|
hundreds are not shown.
settlements: symbols for houses, hamlets, villages,
roads: at least three grades of road are shown.|
antiquities: there is no special symbol for antiquities, but a few roman place names are given.
castle: generally there is no special symbol for castles, though there might be a flag.
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