Old Hampshire Mapped


all sorts During the course of preparing the Hampshire maps project we have 'looked up' all sorts of interesting material to help us understand elements on the maps. These notes are accessible here.
Cartographic details
title cartouches
compass roses, and other map orientation
map scales, scale lines etc
map miles, the Old English Mile, distance tables, etc
John Norden's triangular table of distances, 1625
latitude, longitude, prime meridian, etc
surveying instruments illustrated on maps
transcription and spelling
map symbols from different periods
colouring of maps; the tricking of plots
map colours, the paint box
coats of arms, heraldry, blazons, family notes, etc
Topographic features
relief; hillocks, hachuring, etc
markets and fairs
copperas and alum mining; Christchurch area
salterns; Lymington area and other parts of Hampshire
route diagrams; sketch diagrams of roads included on different maps from 1675 onwards
road book comparisons; side-by-side comparison of Ogilby and later strip maps
turnpike roads
Background Information
general booklist
HantsMap project notes; why and how we did it
HantsMap hypermap; the hypertext navigation for one map maker's pages
grid references for indexing old maps, OLDMAPS.exe
caveat Our whole project is unashamedly provincial; we must work from the sources that are available to us, here, based in Winchester, the Map Collection of Hampshire CC Museum Service. It is not practical to use primary sources in far away London. Besides: there is plenty to do with what we have.

But BEWARE: none of these notes is a definitive essay about the topic. They are our working notes; we would rather share them than hide them away. You must take the research further, more soundly, before relying upon them.

JandMN: 2001

This is a very unreliable and miscellaneous booklist for topics that have not yet made their way into a topic page! It's a holding list for us authors' convenience.

Coppin, N: 19181: Survey of Blacksmiths in Hampshire: ProcHFC: vol.37: pp.75-80

Cox, J C: 1903: Religious Houses [in Hampshire]: VCH Hampshire: vol.2: pp.104-250

Ellis, C M: 1969: Gazetteer of Water, Wind and Tide Mills of Hampshire: ProcHFC: vol.25: pp.119-140

Kennedy, Joseph: 1970: and Monasteries in Hampshire 1530-1538: ProcHFC: vol.27: pp.65-85

Kenyon, J R: 1977: Windmills in Hampshire, a revised list of sites: ProcHFC: vol.34: pp.53-57

Leach, A F: 1903: History of Schools [in Hampshire]: VCH Hampshire: vol.2: pp.251-408

Oldfield, J R: 1989: Private Schools and Academies in Eighteenth century Hampshire: ProcHFC: vol.45: pp.147-156

Shore, T W: 1887: Ancient Camps and Earthworks in Hants: ProcHFC: vol.1: pp.22-

Shore, T W & Nisbett, N H C: 1895: Ancient Hampshire Mazes: ProcHFC: vol.3: pp.257-260

Shore, T W: 1908-11: Old Roads and Fords in Hampshire: ProcHFC: Shore Memorial Volume: pp.46-54

Shorter, A H: 1954: Paper Mills in Hampshire: ProcHFC: vol.18: pp.1-11

Tighe, M F: 1970: Gazetteer of Hampshire Breweries: ProcHFC: vol.27: pp.87-106

White, W C F: 1971: Gazetteer of Brick and Tile Works in Hampshire: ProcHFC: vol.28: pp.81-97

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Old Hampshire Mapped, contents

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