Original Victorian County Map of SHROPSHIRE
Type: County Map
Subtitled: Reduced from the Ordnance Survey Divided into 5 Mile Squares.
Size overall: 515x345mm (20.25x13.5inches) approx.
Printing Method: Lithograph.
Provenance: Edited and Published by George W. Bacon FRGS., Agent by Appointment for the Ordnance Maps, 127 Strand. London 1904.
There is a reference plate to the Parliamentary Divisions which include: Oswestry, Newport, Wellington, Ludlow, Shrewsbury. It also shows the official names of Railway Stations which are "engraved in special character".
Some of the houses, farms and places of interest named on the map include:.
Corston Cottage, Moor House, Aston Hall near Clungunford.
Hopton Castle, Garbet Hall, Selley Hall near Llanvair Waterdine.
Asleys Grove near Clun, Weals Old House near Birches Gutter.
The Harp near Colstey and Bicton, Blunder Hall, New House, Field House, Totterton hall, Red House all near Bishops Castle.
Lydbury North, Linley Hall, Linley Cottage, Esquire Hall, More Farm, Miel House, Partridge Farm all near Norbury and Snead.
Mind Mill Farm, Hillend Farm, Bow House near Mindtown and Plowdon.
Marrington Hall, New House, Heightley Hall near Chirbury.
Black Lion, New House, Lane House near Church Pulberbatch.
Sibdon Cottage, Hamonds Grove or Grange near Stretford Bridge.
Poles Farm near Oakly Park and Lodge.
Staunton Lacy House, Rock Grove or Grange, Riddings near Ludlow.
Knowbury Hall Farm, Maggoty Hill, Squirrel Hall and North Farm near Cainham and Ludlow.
Rochehead Farm, Withypool Farm, Curdal Farm, Newhouse Farm, Mawletown Farm, Wyre Farm, Reive Gr, Stone House and Stepple Hall all near Cleobury Mortimer.
Hay House, Stone HOuse, White House, Moor Grove or Grange, Stanley May House, Bradley Cottage all near Highley and Alveley.
School House, Riddings, Manor House near Chelmarsh.
Ley Hall, The Holt and Dudmaston Hall near Quatt.
Hermitage Farm, The Lodge, Brook House, Water House near Bridgenorth.
Tasley Hall, The Race Course, The Hook, Henley Farm near Tasley and Bridgewurton.
Apley Lodge and farm near Apley Park.
Bird in the Bush, New House and Wood House near Sutton Maddock.
Old House near Ditton Priors.
PLEASE NOTE: The maps are very detailed, and I try to reflect this when I write my descriptions; there may be a few typos! so if you're 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 after purchase of this map.
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; IMPORTANT The standard postal service does not include tracking. If tracking is required please choose appropriate shipping method.
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