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[Plan of property of St Bartholomew's Hospital in Hosier Lane, Smithfield & estates adjoining]

[Plan of property of St Bartholomew's Hospital in Hosier Lane, Smithfield & estates adjoining]

Copyist: [anonymous]

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1750

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 8.95

Item number: 95

Length: 229

Width: 394

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale description: ca. 3 1/2" : 40 Feet

This is an 18th-century copy of Ralph Treswell's 1610 plan of the property of St Bartholomew's Hospital. A painter by trade, Ralph Treswell was also a mapmaker and one of the first surveyors of the modern era. This plan features scale bars at bottom right and orientation points marked on margins. Private properties and tenements along Hosier Lane and the west side of Smithfield are shown pictorially.

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