Original Victorian County Map of Derbyshire
Type: County Map.
Subtitled: Reduced from the Ordnance Survey Divided into 5 Mile Squares.
Size overall: 500x340mm (19.25x13.25inches) including borders.
Provenance: Edited and Published by George W. Bacon FRGS., Agent by Appointment for the Ordnance Maps, 127 Strand. London 1883.
There is a reference plate to the Parliamentary Divisions which include: High Peak Division, NE Div, Chesterfield Div, Western Div, Mid Div, Ilkeston Div, Southern Div, Derby Parliamentary Borough. It also shows the official names of Railway Stations which are "engraved in special character".
The description may be of a later map; if you are looking for a particular street, house, farm or place, please ask us to verify its presence before buying. A very detailed map with houses, farms etc named. The rail route networks are shown and the official names of railway stations are printed along the routes.
Some of the houses, farms and places of interest named on the map include:
Gillot Hey Farm - Site of Druids Alter - Edale End - Harrop Farm - Grange Farm - Spar Cavern - all near Hope and Castleton.
High Peak Tavern - Tideswell Lane End - near Tideswell.
Cales Farm - Custard Field or Ford - Shallow Farm - Five Wells - Marble Quarry - Dale House all near Chelmorton.
Oldhams Farm - Fryden House - Stonedge Grange - Newhaven Farm - Miel - Ivy House - Bank House - Ferny Bottom Barn all near Hartington.
New Inns Farm - Boston Grange - Hollington End - Basset Wood Mill - all near Tissington and Kniverton.
Hanging Bridge - Tinkers Inn - Lady Hole - Feldersley Hall - Nether Hall Field - Hulland Moss - The Knob - all near Bradley and Ashbourne - Holly House - Shottle Lodge - Ash House - Posten Lodge - Moscow - Windleyhill Farm - Cinder Hill - Park Hall - Broadholm Lodge - Park Hall - Denbigh Hall - all near Belper.
Coates Park - Wood House - Oak Thorpe Hall - West Houses - Nook Farm - all near Alfreton.
New Brampton Hall - White Hart Inn - Hill House - Callow Grange - Lapton Hall all near Chesterfield.
Westfield Farm - Field Farm - Carter hall - Hazelbarrow Farm - Sicklebrook - all near Norton.
Honey Hill - Bald Hill - Acres Ford - Seal House - The Crosses Farm - all near Lullington.
Coppice Farm - Forty House - White Hollows - Warren House - Reive - all near Ticknall.
Arleston House - Rectory Farm - Moorway House - Huffen Heath Farm - Roe Farm - Windmill Inn - Robles Farm - Bridge Fields - Langley Park - Breadsall Lodge - all near Derby.
Ash House - Cross O'Th 'Hands - Ednaston Lodge - Shuckton Manor House - Threstles Nest - all near Brailsford.
Hollington Grove - Culland Hall - Railburn Common - Sherrow Hall - Woodhouse Hall - Sutton on the Hill all near Dalbury.
Kinder Scout - Kinderlow Cavern - Wood House - in the Peak District.
Ible Leys Mines - Willersley Castle - Cromford Station - High Lea Farm - Wood End House - Masson House - Alderwasley Forge - Wigwell Grange - Crow Hall - Shottle Lodge - All near Wirksworth.
Plus many more.
This map is from the date stated and not a later reproduction
Suitable for framing. It measures 500x330mm (19.25x13inches). It is blank on the reverse. It has an as published fold to the centre with a split at each end, only in the borders (see scan). It originally would have been in an atlas, edge mounted so as to avoid damage to the map, and not stapled. There is a little age yellowing and a small tear to the bottom border which has been repaired on the reverse at some time. If you should be looking for a particular farm, public house or similar which is not listed - please feel free to ask (give us a nearby large town to work from).
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