Original Victorian County Map of Environs of ABERDEEN
Type: County Map
Title: Map of the Environs of ABERDEEN
Size overall: 510x345mm (20x13.5inches) approx.
Printing Method: Engraving.
Provenance: Edited and Published by George W. Bacon FRGS., Agent by Appointment for the Ordnance Maps, 127 Strand. London c1891.
The map, at a scale of 1 inch to 1 mile covers from Kintore in the North West, across to Black Dog Links and Skelly Rock, on the north-east coast; and down through Aberdeen Cove Portlethen, Newtonhill, Muchals to Stonehaven in the south-east and across to Hurlie Bog in the South West. The rail route networks are shown and the official names of railway stations are printed along the routes. It names larger areas including Dyce, Kinellar, Old Machar, Skene, Newhills, Nigg, Petercultur or Peter Cultur, Mary Culter, Banchory Devenick, and Fetteresso. The maps are very detailed, and I try to reflect this when I type my descriptions, so if you are looking for a particular house, farm or place, please ask us to verify its presence before buying.
Some of the houses, farms, local industries and places of interest etc named on the map include:
Brae of Kintore, Mid Mill near Kintore – Pitmedden House, Logie farm, near Pitmedden – Scotstown house, Miel, Quarry Farm, Sheddocksley House, Baeden house, Hilton House, Torry farm, Tullos house, home farm all near Aberdeen – Mill of Findon, Elsick house, Rams Hall, near Portlethen and Newtonhill – Cowie House, Home Farm, Ury House, all near Stonehaven - St Nicholas Poor House, Militia Depot, Reive H, Rubislaw Works, Kitty Brewster, all in Aberdeen. Plus much more detail
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).
It measures overall 510x345mm (20x13.5inches) approx. including borders. 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. It is suitable for framing. There is a little age yellowing. 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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