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A New and Accurate Survey of the Country about the Cities of LONDON, and WESTMINSTER and the Borough of Southwark for 15 miles in Length & 12 in Depth

A New and Accurate Survey of the Country about the Cities of LONDON, and WESTMINSTER and the Borough of Southwark for 15 miles in Length & 12 in Depth

Engraver: Bennost

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1758

Shelfmark: Maps Crace XIX

Item number: 24

Length: 330

Width: 432

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 1'' : 1 Stat. Mile (1 : 63360)

Map scale description: 1" 7/8 : 2 miles

In the second half of the 18th century, the introduction of turnpike roads and the increased coach-traffic in and out of London contributed to the popularity of the maps of the countryside around the capital.

The title of this plan appears in cartouche at bottom centre, with a scale bar near bottom left and its border divided in degrees of latitude and longitude.

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