Norden's Hampshire 1595

Printed in the sea area south of Hayling is a compass rose with broad star points for the cardinal, half cardinal, false and by points. The cardinal directions are labelled:-
Septen / or / merid / oc
for septentriones - north, oriens - east, meridiens - south, occidens - west. The compass is suspended from a ring held by a cherub who has a pair of compasses in its other hand. The map is printed with North at the top of the sheet.

Notes about scales.

Norden's Hampshire 1595, contents
feature list
General index
Old Hampshire Mapped

Map HMCMS:FA1999.58
 ©  Martin and Jean Norgate: 2003
mailto button  email:- JandMN@norgate.freeserve.co.uk
button  Old Hampshire Gazetteer, Old Hampshire Mapped and other projects on CD

button  Geography Department, Portsmouth University