Original Victorian County Map of DEVONSHIRE NORTH
Type: County Map
Title: DEVONSHIRE (North Sheet)
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: BARNSTAPLE Ilfracombe TIVERTON and more. It also shows the official names of Railway Stations which are "engraved in special character". 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:
Hewish Farm near Endicott, Burow House near Braunton Burrows and Great Field, Dairy House near Clovelly, Tithcombe Lake near merton, Elcot Farm, Parkins Farm and Hole Farm near Burrington, Hockworthy near Burlescombe, White Ham, Higher Ashill, Hole, Reive House, Mid Hole, Hill End, Netherton House, Long Chimney near Sidbury, Marys Clist, St Georges Clist, Miel Mt, Topsham, Exminster, Shillingford, Windy Cross, Kettle House - all near Holcombe Burnell.
Heath Farm, Pool Farm, Groshead Farms, Horse and Hounds Inn - all near Anstey, Ash Moor and Rackenford.
New House, Black Boy, Gate House, Payne house, - near Washfordpyne and Puddington.
Staplake House, Octon or Acton House - near Kenton and Exminster.
Quaintance Farm, Passage House, Westdown Farm - near Exmouth.
Germansweek near Ashwater, Stonequarry, Tow Hill, St Giles in the Heath, Bridge Town, Pyworthy, Reive Hs, Cookbury, Dunsland, Cookbury Week, North Week, Thornbury, Milton Bridge, High Cross, Abbots Bickington, Bradworthy, Bradworth Cross, Fell House - all near Selworthy, Hartland Quay, Hartland Point, and Blagdon.
It also names St Anne's chapel (in ruins) on Lundy Island.
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. 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. There is a small repair on the reverse to the bottom border of approx. 2cm or ¾ inch. This item will be packaged in a tube and sent Royal Mail Small Parcels. Any watermarks on the images do not appear on the original map.
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