Original Victorian County Map of Southern Worcestershire and Gloucestershire
Type: County Map
Title: Worcestershire And Gloucestershire
Subtitled: Reduced from the Ordnance Survey Divided into 5 Mile Squares..
Size overall: 500x330mm (19.75x13inches) approx.
Provenance: Edited and Published by George W. Bacon FRGS., Agent by Appointment for the Ordnance Maps, 127 Strand. London c1883.
There is a reference plate to the Parliamentary Divisions which include: Mid or Stroud, orthern or Tewkesbury, Eastern or Cirencester, Forest of Dean, and Southern or Thornbury. It also shows the official names of Railway Stations which are "engraved in special character".
Extending from Staunton and Longborough in the north down to Bristol and Lechlade to the south of the map. The description may be of a later or earlier map, if you are looking for a particular street, house, farm or place, please ask us to verify its' presence before buying.
Some of the houses, farms and places of interest named on the map include:
King Road Farm, West House Farm, Page Gate Farm near Hallen and Compton Greenfield.
Whitehouse Farm, Home Farm, Worthy Farm, Salt House Farm, Hart Cottage near Pilning.
Coombe House, Red House, Brintry House, Ison House - all near Henbury and Westbury.
Redland Lodge and Springfield Cottage near Redland and Ashley Hill.
Bury House, Highfield Lodge, near Holbrook and Doynton.
Goose Grove, Ridge House near Yate.
Swangrove Lodge near Little Badminton.
Woodway Cottage near Didmartin.
Ship House, Acton Court, Acton Lodge near Iron Acton.
Scotland Farm, Rockhampton Lodge, Brick House, Hill Court House and Sharrows Grove near Rockhampton, Hill and Oldbury.
Alkington House and Farm, Clapton Farm, Ham Grove, Peddington House, Swanley Grove, Miel Gr, Woodland Grove near Berkeley and Stone.
Wanswell Grove, Tinton Mall House, near Sharpness.
Kethross Grove and Abbey Farm near Kingswood and Alderley.
New Grounds House near Slimbridge.
Stratford House and Hammond Farm near Stroud.
Parkend Grove and Lodge, Hardwicke Court, Moor Farm and Packthorne Farm near Morton Valance.
Valley House and Clearwell Park near Coleford.
Speech House Hotel near Cinderford in the Forest of Dean.
Black House, Taynton House, Reive Fm, Normans Farm, Taynton Farm, Bloody or ploddy House near Taynton.
Moor End Farm near Cheltenham and Leckhampton.
Sudeley Park Farm, Sudeley Lodge, Huntly Farm, and Hill Farm near Winchcombe and the Race Course.
Cotswold House, Moor House, Cerney House, near Rendcombe.
Butlers Hall, Trout House, near Lechlade.
Spitalgate Farm, Chesterton House near Cirencester.
Wigwold Lodge near Bannton.
Tudmoor Cottage near South Cerney.
PLEASE NOTE: Should you be looking for a particular farm, public house or similar - please feel free to ask (give us a nearby large town to work from).
Suitable for framing. It measures 500x330mm (19.75x13inches) approx. with an as published fold to the centre. It is blank on the reverse. 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 has a repaired on the reverse tear, only affecting the border. This item will be packaged in a tube and sent Royal Mail Small Parcels.
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