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[Land belonging to St Bartholomew's Hospital showing Chicke Lane]

[Land belonging to St Bartholomew's Hospital showing Chicke Lane]

Copyist: [anonymous]

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: ca. 1750

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 8.96

Item number: 96

Length: 248

Width: 400

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale description: Scale not given

This is an 18th-century copy of Ralph Treswell's plan of the property of St Bartholomew's Hospital. A painter by trade, Treswell was also a mapmaker and one of the first surveyors of the modern era. The plan features orientation points marked on margins. The buildings in St Bartholomew's Estate, St Sepulchre's Churchyard, the ditch running from Smithfield Bars to the Common Shore and Smithfield are shown pictorially.

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