1891 Map LEICESTERSHIRE & RUTLANDSHIRE
Type: County Map
Title: LEICESTERSHIRE And RUTLANDSHIRE
Subtitled: Reduced from the Ordnance Survey Divided into 5 Mile Squares..
Size overall: 510x345mm (20x13.5inches) approx.
Printing Method: 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: Melton Division, Loughborough Division, Bosworth Division, Harborough division and more. It also shows the official names of Railway Stations which are "engraved in special character", and also rail network routes.
Some of the houses, farms and places of interest named on the map include: Swinford Lodge, Walcote Lodge and Warren Farm near Cotesback and Sharwell.
Great Poultney Farm. Edwards Farm and The Folly all near Kimcote and Utterworth.
Fleckney Lodge, Kilby Lodge Burton Lodge and Foston Lodge near Kilby and Countesthorpe.
Frowlesworth Lodge, Sutton Lodge, Burbach Lodge near Sharnford and Broughton Astley,MIel, Braunston Hat Lodge, Enderby Lodge, Cookes Lodge near Thurleston, Endeby and Braunstone.
Wykin Hall, White House, Park House, Hissar House and Red Hall all near Hinckley, Stoke Golding and Earlshilton.
Carts House near Fenny Drayton.
Frog Hall near Sheepy Magna.
Culloden Farm, Norton Farm, Roe House and Appleby Parva House all near Norton, Snarestone and Appleby Magna.
White House and Stoney House near Measham.
The Red Lion on the road South of Measham.
Moira Colliery and Wood Farm near Moira.
Old Park House, Hall Farm near Ashby de la Zouch.
Hurst Lodge, Ingleby Lodge, Holywell Hall, White House, Pocket Gate Farm and Knowle Farm all near Burleigh and Charley.
Donington Farm, Coppice Lodge, Woodhouse Farm, Gelscoe Farm and Breedon Lodge all near Breedon, Castle Donington, Diseworth and Kegworth.
Diseworth Lodge and Merril Grange near Belton.
Hurst Lodge, Holywell Hall, Quorndon Lodge all near Loughborough and Quorndon.
Chalkpit Farm, Tithe Farm and Top Farm near Prestwold and Wimeswold.
Belgrave Lodge near Leicester and Hamilton.
Houghton Hill Farm near Thurnby.
Normanton Lodge near Normanton.
Potters Hill Farm, Upper Lodge, Sysonby Lodge, Reive, Melton Lodge, Welby House all near Welby and Melton Mowbray.
Jericho Lodge near Burton Lazers.
Pickwell Lodge, Somerby Lodge, Knossington Lodge near Leesthorpe, Pickwell and Cold Overton.
Skeffington Lodge, Wildbores Lodge, Laund Lodge, Brooms Lodge, Lodington Lodge all near Tilton, Skeffington and Billesdon.
Hazelrigg Arms near Rolleston, Great Bowdon Inn and Great Bowdon Hall near Market Harborough and Foxton.
Kings Hill Lodge and Browns Lodge near Stoke Dry, Ridlington Lodge near Ridlington.
Swinthley Lodge near Martinsthorpe.
Braunstone Lodge and Cop Farm near Braunstone.
Tinwell Lodge and Warren Farm near Tinwell and Ketton.
Alstoe House, Chapel Farm near Cottesmore
Oak Inn near Stretton.
Coston Lodge near Coston and Garthorpe.
Saltby Heath Lodge near Saltby and Skillington.
Swinford Lodge, Walcote Lodge and Warren Farm near Cotesback and Sharwell.
PLEASE NOTE: The maps are very detailed, and I try to reflect this when I write my descriptions; there may be a few typo mistakes! so if you are looking for a particular street, house, farm or place, please ask us to verify its presence before buying. Should you be looking for a particular farm, public house or similar - please ask (give us a nearby large town to work from). A digital copy of the provenance is available on request on completion of purchase of this map.
Suitable for framing. 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 are two substantial repairs on the reverse, to edges adjacent the fold, each extending approx. 7cm or 2 inches (please see detailed scan). This item will be packaged in a tube and sent Royal Mail Small Parcels.
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