Original Victorian County Map of WALES SW
Type: Victorian Map
Title: Wales - South West Sheet
Size overall: 500x330mm (19.25x13inches).
Provenance: Edited and Published by George W. Bacon FRGS., Agent by Appointment for the Ordnance Maps, 127 Strand. London 1883.
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. There is a reference plate titled Explanation of Words frequently Occurring in the Welsh Names of Places &c. examples from the list: Ffynnon, a well or spring - Gelli, a grove - Plas, a hall or mansion - Traeth, a sandy beach - Ty, a house - Tyddyn, a farm - Ynys, an island - etc. It covers from Llanrhystyd or Llanrhystud and Aberaeron in the NE; down through Llanbyther, Llanddarog in the East, and Kidwelly, Port Eynon and Oxwich in the SE; Skomer Island, Milford Haven, and St. Governs Head in the SW.
Some of the houses, farms and places of interest named on the map include:
The Plough nr Llanrhystud. The Park nr Llanwchaeron or Llanerchaeron. The College, Capel Cynon nr Bettws Evan. Alderbrook Hall nr Troed-yr-aur or Troedyraur.
Windy Hall nr Fishguard. Mountain Hall nr Pencader. Race Course nr Abernant and Carmarthen. Roberts Park, Reive, Castell Hen-dre or Henrys Moat, and New Inn, all nr Maenclochog. Wolfs Castle, Brimaston Hall, Ford Chapel, Stone or Slone Hall nr Hayscastle.
Solva Harbour, St Elvis, Points Castle, nr Whitchurch. Park House near Rudbaxton. Whitland Abbey Castell Gorfod, nr Llangyinn. Towy Castle nr Llandefeilog. Race Course near Ferryside and Penhill. Llan House, Parc-y-ficar, St Anthonos Well, nr Llanstephan or Llansteffan.
Beets Park, Royal Oak, Gilgetty Park, Tanners Lane, Kilgetty or Gilgetty Park, Red Roses, Castell-hell all nr Ludchurch, Crunwear or Crunwere, Llanteg and Templeton. Manor Court nr Laugharne. New House and East House nr Llansadurnen. Glyn Abbey nr Kidwelly. Walley Court, Grove Gate, nr Templeton. Picton Park and Castle, New House, Rosen Grove, Miel P, Millards Park nr Llangwin. Romans Castle, Rose Cottage, Walwins Castle near Robeston and Haverfordwest.
Amroth Castle, Hean Castle, Loght, The Lodge, Park HOUse nr Saundersfoot and Tenby. Moor Park, Freestone hall, Carew Castle, nr Jeffreyston and Redberth. New Park, Milton House Lamphey Court , Point House nr Lawrenny and Cosheston. Dock Yard, Ferry at Pembroke. Sandy Haven House nr Ishmaels and Hubberston.
Castle Martin Corse, Merrion Court, Trevalen Cast Tank, Stackpole Quay and Park, East Trewent nr Freshwater East. Caldy House, Light House on Caldy Island. Capel Llandurry, New Lodge, Copper Works near Pembry or Penbre. Weobbly Castle, Arthurs Stone, Stout Hall, Berry Hall and Top Penrice Castle, Scurlege Castle, Moor House near Reynoldston, Oxwich and Nicholaston. Bush Park nr Llangernnith and Rhos Sili Bay.
PLEASE NOTE: The maps are very detailed, and I try to reflect this when I write my descriptions; there may be a few typos! so if you're looking for a particular street, house, farm or place, please ask us to verify its presence before buying. Should you be looking for a particular farm, public house or similar - please ask (give us a nearby large town to work from). A digital copy of the provenance is available on request after purchase of this map.
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. 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 marks consistent with the age. The listing images may show watermarks; these are NOT on the actual maps. This item will be packaged in a tube and sent Royal Mail Small Parcels. IMPORTANT This postal service does not include tracking. If tracking is required please contact me for prices.
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