Original Victorian County Map of BERKSHIRE
Type: County Map
Subtitled: Reduced from the Ordnance Survey Divided into 5 Mile Squares.
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.
There is a reference plate to the Parliamentary Divisions which include: Abingdon Division, Newbury Division, Wokingham Division. It also shows the official names of Railway Stations which are "engraved in special character". 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:
Weston Farm, Worsall farm, Mid Leaze Farm, Becket Leaze Farm, Home Leize Farm, Northfield Farm, Crab Farm and Camden Farm near Eaton Hastings and Coleshill.
Leicester Lodge, Frogmore, Royal Gardens, Cranbourne Lodge, Home Park, Woodside House, Beaumont Lodge, The Cottage, Cumberland Lodge, Great Lake, Great Park, Virginia Water, Snow Hill, Holly Grove - all near Windsor.
Smokedown Farm, Rantipole Farm, Buckland House, Bardett Farm, Carswell House, Reive and Farringdon Grove near Farringdon and Buckland.
Thames side Farm, Welmore Farm, Longworth Lodge near Kingston Bagpuize and Longworth.
Tubney House, Tubney Warren Farm, Tubney Farm, near Bessilseigh and Appleton.
Stonehill Farm near Drayton.
Nevilles Farm, Milton hill house near Steventon.
Manor Farm near Wantage, Grove Farm, Miel, Woodhill Cottage and Challow Marsh Farm near Denchworth and West Challow.
Whatcomb Farm, and Henley Farm near Chaddleworth.
Childrey House and The Punch Bowl Near Sinkem and Letcomb Bassett.
Odstone Farm, Kingston Warren Farm near Kingston Lisle.
Alfreds Castle and Ashdown Lodge near Ashbury.
Wayland Smiths Forge, Uffington Castle, Chapelwick farm and Odstone farm near Compton Beauechamp and Shrivenham.
Ashen Coppice Farm, Worsall Farm, Mid Leaze Farm, Weston Farm near Coleshill and Buscot.
Seven Barrow Farm, Middle Farm Park Farm and Kingswood house near Lambourne and Upper Lambourn.
South Hidden Farm, Northfield Farm and Malden Court near East Garston.
Oxford Arms and Wickfield Farm near Hungerford new town.
Great Hidden Farm, Holly Farm, Elcot Grange near Wickham and Denford.
Wyfield farm, Southbys Farm, Ritchels Farm near Winterbourn and Chieveley
Also Ashfield Farm near Chieveley and Oar.
Greens Farm near The Worlds End and Hamptead Norris.
Bower Farm Dunworth Farm Turville Farm near Aldworth.
Manstone Farm, Bassildon West Grange, Bowden Grange, Tidmarsh House and Maidenhatch Farm near Ashampstead and Pangbourne.
Beenham Farm, Midgham House and Coldrop farm near Woolhampton, and Aldermaston.
Sidhampstead House, Oakfield House, Hill House, Oakfield Grange near Mortimer Stratfield and Burghfield.
Bulmarsh Court, Woodley Grange, Ruscombe House near Twyford.
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 515x345mm (20.25x13.5inches) approx; printed area 450 x 300mm (18 x 12.00") approx. 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.
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