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A plott of the Thickett Field

A plott of the Thickett Field

Copyist: Anonymous

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1592

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 15.11

Item number: 11

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale description: 1 Inch : 60 Feet (1 : 720)

This is a copy of a plan dating from 1592 which was made by J. Long and endorsed by Lord Burlington. It covers the land which is now Lincoln's Inn Fields. In the lower section of the plan there is an irregular brown shape upon which is written, ''The Leystall where the Images of waxe were founde''. ''A conduct bed belonging to ''Arundell howse'' is also marked. Arundel House was the location from which Wenceslaus Hollar drew his view of London, published in 1647.

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