scale lineMorden's Hampshire 1695
There are two scale lines on Morden's map of Hampshire, each 10 miles divided into miles.
The two scales, from the scale lines, assuming a modern mile which was not institutionalised at that time, are approximately:-
1 to 198000A better estimate of scale can be made from town positions, comparing known town-town distances using DISTAB.exe:-
1 to 300000The map maker's mile is an Old Englsh Mile = 1.23 statute miles.
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