Map features

Norden's Hampshire 1607

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title cartouche , map maker
compass rose , scale line
decoration :
sea monsters, galleons, swash lettering
coast shaded ; into a pecked sea.
rivers ; wiggly lines narrowing upstream. Rivers are not named, though some river mouths are named as havens.
bridges ; marked by a double line over a river. Not named.
relief ; is suggested by little lumpy hillocks.
beacons ; a hill with beacon posts on top. Some are named.
woods, forests ; out of scale trees, sometimes grouped into woods or forests.
parks ; a ring of fence palings. Some are named.
hundred boundary ; a number keying the area to a table of hundreds.
settlements ; table of symbols, houses, hamlets, villages, cities, etc
market towns , and other towns
coastal defence, castles ; two towers with a flag, no dot and circle.
antiquities ;
hillforts by a hatched circle like a modern tumulus symbol, with a flag,
and roman place names.
miscellany :
windmill, near Clanfield; copperas and alum, near Canford.


Norden's Hampshire 1607, contents
General index
Old Hampshire Mapped

Map HMCMS:FA1996.22
Martin and Jean Norgate: 2005
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