Original Victorian County Map of CAMBRIDGESHIRE
Type: County Map
Subtitled: Reduced from the Ordnance Survey Divided into 5 Mile Squares..
Size overall: 510x340mm (20x13.25inches) approx.
Printing Method: Engraving.
Provenance: Edited and Published by George W. Bacon FRGS., Agent by Appointment for the Ordnance Maps, 127 Strand. London 1891.
There is a reference plate to the Parliamentary Divisions naming: Wisbech Division, Chesterton Division, Newmarket Division. It also shows the official names of Railway Stations which are "engraved in special character". 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. The maps are very detailed, and I try to reflect this in my descriptions, so if you are looking for a particular street, house, farm or place, please ask us to verify its presence.
Some of the houses, farms and places of interest named on the map include:
Tydd Court, Foal Anchor Ferry, Sutton Hall - All near Tydd St Giles.
Bonnetts Pieces, Harley Drove, English Drove, Fish Fen, Wryde Croft - near Wyrde.
Horse Shoe, Uniton House, Three Horse Shoes Ferry, Thotmans Drove, Cold Harbour Corner, Oxburgh Hall - near Wisbeach.
Toneham Farm, The Gores Farm, Northey House, Willow Hail, Boarden House Drove, Upper Knar Fen, Throney Dyke, Dairy Farm, Reive H, Boarden House, Decoy House, Bassenhally Pits - near Thorney and Whittlesey.
Norwood House, Wood House, Boat Inn Ferry, Grasemoor Chain House, Norwood House, Norwood Lodge, Estopher Farm - Twenty Foot River - near Coldham.
Wood House Walderse House, Needham Hall, Windmill Public House, Three Hole Br. - near Upwell.
Burrow Farm, Toons Farm, Floods Ferry Foot Bridge, Linwood House - near March.
Fodder Fen House, Bedlam Fen, Halfpenny Toll - near Manea. sleekburnc.
Sluice House, Mount Pleasant, Block Fen Farm, Fortreys hall - near Chatteris.
Crackling Hall, Park Farm, Dams Fen, Eagles Farm, - near Black Bank Station.
Wood House, Grubs Farm, Wood House, The Old Folly, Pye House, Sheppey Hill Farm, Three Horseshoes, Apps Hall, Grubs Farm - near Littleport.
Meadlands Farm, Lower Delphs, The Hermitage, Adventurers Head Drove - near Sutton.
Coldmoor Farm, Unionhouse, Grunty Fen House, Haddenham Pastures, Plantation House - near Haddenham and Wilburton.
Eua Fen Farm, Clerks Farm Mill, The Tiger, Grow Hall, Soham Cozes, Castle Farm, Wedds Farm, Isleham New Mill, Anchor Inn - near Barraway and Isleham.
Red Hill Farm, Hall near Conington, - near Fenny Drayton.
Queenham Hall, The Holcrofts, Mow Fen, Balsars Hill - near Willingham and Rampton.
Bedlam Farm, Twentypence Ferry, Plough Inn, Denny Abbey, Causeway End Farm, - near Cottenham and Stretham.
Highten Mill, Lamas Ground, Spinny Abbey, The Bracks Farm, The Moat, Nest House, Hoose Hall, High Town Drove - near Soham.
Field Farm, The Hall farm, Hall near Snailwell, Plantation Field, Forty Acres, Chippenham Park, Chalk Farm, Water Hall - near Chippenham, and Fordham.
Manor Farm and Abbey, Croxton Park, Westbury Farm, Meadlon Farm, The Hill Farm, Manor House Wood, The Moats, The Hill Farm, - near Papworth St Everard and Eltisley.
Scotland Farm, Two Pot House, Bourn Common Farm, New Inn Farm, Halfway House, Swansley Farm near Caxton, Boxworth and Elsworth.
Woodbury Hall, Tetworth Farm, Low Farm, Brick Clump, Broad Leys Farm, Camlingay Mills, Pursers Farm, The Common Farm, Gransden Lodge - near Gransden, Camlingay and East Hatley.
Bourn Hall, Wood Lodge, Coombe Grove, Manor House, The Kennels, Thornbury Hill Farm, Wimpole park, Arrington Mill - near Kingston and Wimpole.
Croft Lodge, Clay Farm, Apsley House, Vicarage Farm, Clunch Pit, Spring Hall, Offal End, Foxs Bridge - near Grantchester, Haslingfield and Harston.
Hinton Cottage, Great Tithe Farm, The Heath Farm, Uphall Farm, Pit Hill Farm, Slough Farm, The Hill House, - near Trumpington and Stapleford.
Dotterel Hall, Parsonage Farm or Rat Hall, Gunners Hall, Worsted Lodge, Trigonometrical Station, Larks Hall, Linnets Hall, Wudley Hall, Wratting Grange, The Old House, Westley Lodge, Pigot Hill, Partridge Hall - near Weston Colville, Westley Waterless and Brinkley.
Ravens Hall, Willingham Grange, Tophams Hall, Stetchworth Park Farm - nearBurrough Green and Dullingham.
Croydon Farm, Tadlow Tower Farm, Old Farm, Morden Hall, Clapton Farm, Kings Farm, Old Farm, Lordship Farm, Bleak Hall, Entrenchment, MIel Gr, Town Hall Farm, Lillington Mill, Kneesworth House, Frog Hall, Dyers Grove, Eight Elms, The Octagon Pond, - all near Bassingourn, Tadlow, Whaddon and Malton.
Low Farm, Paper Mill, Stanmoor Hall, Crows Parlow, Field Houses, Heydon Grange, Chrishal Grange - near Foxton, Melbourn, and Foulmire.
Duxford Grange, Fen Mill, Pampisford Witch, The Hall at Brentditch End, Great Chesterford Park - near Whittlesford, and Hinxton.
Claypit Plantation, New Yole Farm, Yole Farm, Horseheath Lodge, Barham Hall - near Hildersham, Bartlow and Linton.
Weston Wood Farm, Skippers Farm, Hill Farm, Barsey Farm, Oldsted Hall, Camps Castle - near Wickham.
Highfield Farm, Odsey House, Morden Heath Farm, Morden Plantation - near Ashwell.
Ickleton Grange, Chrishall Grange, Heydon Grange - near Ickleton.
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, which has split and das been repaired on the reverse (left hand side) for approx. 9cm or 3.5 inches; also a small repaired tear next to this of approx. 1 cm only affecting rhe border. 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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