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Warwickshire-Coventry-1851

CBTM:
16740
Map Date:
1851
Repository reference:
Coventry City RO BH/MP/1/1 [index] and BH/MP/2/1-/3 [24-inch]
Historic county:
Warwickshire
Town name:
Coventry
Map type:
Sanitary
Extent of cover:
whole built-up area
National grid reference:
SP335790
Exeter coverage diagram reference:
SP 3480
Comments on map:
Index is 1:10,560 of sheet lines and parish boundaries only: city boundary brown, ward boundaries green, parish boundaries red, ecclesiastical parishes blue. Three x 1:2640, signed And. Beattie, Captain R.E., 19 July 1851: surveyed '1851'. One 1:2640 sheet is portrait-shaped.
Scale:
1:2640
Production mode:
manuscript
Dimensions [in centimetres]:
100 x 66 [x 3 + 1].
Number of parts:
4
Legends:
other: 'The Boundaries are inserted upon the authority of the Meresmen appointed by the Local Board of Health.'
Colouring:
'standard' colour scheme, boundaries, land-use
Road names:
generally
Building names:
generally
Buildings:
masonry distinguished
Turnpikes:
shown
Canals:
shown, basins/docks
Sanitary and utility information:
gas works, reservoirs
Places of Worship:
shown comprehensively
Penal:
jails/reformatories
Defence and military:
barracks
Welfare and charitable:
hospitals, workhouses
Education and academic:
schools
Markets and exchanges:
fairgrounds: [Grey Friars Green (Fair Held Here)].
Woodland:
shown
Public/administrative boundaries:
ecclesiastical districts, Ward, misc, boundary markers
Known copies of map:
Coventry City RO BH/MP/1/1 [index] and BH/MP/2/1-/3 [24-inch]; CUL S474.b.92.43 [1927 repro, 1:5700].
Industry:
bricks/tiles, uncertain: Mills.
Railways:
routes, earthworks, named, turntables, rails, passenger stations, misc: Full track layout; viaduct with arches indicated.
River and foreshore features:
springs: Named.
Gardens:
shown: Large area annotated 'Vegetable Gardens', with carmine buildings (sheds? summer houses?).
Parkland:
private parks and ornamental ground
Antiquities:
Tower, Site of the City Wall, Priory Gate.
Waterbodies:
shown
Commons:
shown
Extractive activity:
quarries/pits
Crosses:
cross, named
Cemeteries:
shown
Geodetic notes:
'The marginal lines are perpendiculars and parallels to the Meridian of St Peters Church'. Boundary of the work shown on the Ten Feet Plans.
Stated measuerments:
bench marks, spot heights: Bench marks to 0.01 ft, spot heights to 0.1 ft.
Tenement boundaries group:
apparently fairly complete
Ordnance Survey's
1888-9
1:500
1:2500
1:10,560
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