Original Victorian County Map of DEVONSHIRE
Type: County Map
Title: DEVONSHIRE (SOUTH SHEET)
Subtitled: Reduced from the Ordnance Survey Divided into 5 Mile Squares.
Size overall: 510x342mm (20x13.5inches) approx.
Printing Method: Engraving/Lithograph.
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 which include: Honiton, Tavistock, Totnes, Torquay, and Ashburton. It also shows the official names of Railway Stations which are "engraved in special character".
The maps are very detailed, and I try to reflect this when I write my descriptions, so at times there may be a few issues with spelling of local names; 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:
West Cleave, Old House, Dingle Park - near Bulkworthy.
Pyrie House, Gate House, New House, - Near Puddington and Washfordpyne.
Temple Lodge, Foor Farm, Ash Hil, Spring Cottages, Marsh Farmm - Near Templeton and Cruwys Morchard.
Brick House, Pool Anthony, Warnicombe House - near Tiverton.
Three Elms, Brook House, Stan Hall - near Ufculme.
Lower Hole, Mid Hole, Higher Hole, New House - nr Ullcombe.
West Cottage, Polams Corner, Sheldon Grange, Miel Hse, Woolford Lodge - near Dunkeswell and Broadhembury.
Woodland Farms, New House, Fuidge House, Moor House - near Nittesleigh and Helliton.
Wisedown Farm, Coombe Hll Farm, Honeyford Farm, Buttern Farm, Yalworthy Farm - near Moreton Hampstead.
Oxton or Acton House, The Cottage, Brick House, New House, Staplake House- near Kenton an dDawlish.
Tidwell House, Westdown Farm Quaintance Farm, near Budleigh and Exmouth.
Blanch Down Farm near Tavistock.
Prison, Bithy Pit, Barracks - near Prince Town or Princetown. Prince Hall, Bachelors Hall, Brim Park - near Princetown.
Buckland Farm, Buckland House - near Buckland in the Moor.
Torbay House, Blagdon House, Naval Hospital, Court House - Near Paignton and Torquay.
Kents Hole, Hopes Nose, Meadfoot Cove - near Babbacombe.
Brook House, Harberton Ford, Lutton Grange, Reive Ct, Dean Court - near Dean Church, Rattery and Buckfastleigh.
Hall Pleasure House near Yadsworthy.
Mill House, Dock Yard, Derryford Crt ?, at Devonport and Plymouth.
Langdon Hall, Gift House, Wembury Place, Pooley Farm, Newton Down Farm, Rowdon Farm - near Wembury and Newton Ferrers.
Whidbeys House, Battery, Staddon Point, Landing Breakwater (in Plymouth Sound) - Near Plymouth.
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 510x342mm (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, and handling marks to the blank reverse. This item will be packaged in a tube and sent Royal Mail Small Parcels. IMPORTANT This postal service does not include tracking, UK or overseas; if tracking is required please contact me for prices.
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