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Grantham 24

Grantham 24

Draughtsman: Budgen, Charles

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1814

Shelfmark: OSD 275

Item number: 24

Length: 53

Width: 33

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 2'' : 1 Mile (1 : 31680)

This drawing depicts the county boundary of Lincolnshire and Leicestershire as a red dotted line at lower left. The Ermine Street (or High Dyke) is shown running down the right of the sheet. This Roman road extended from Cichester in Sussex to York, passing through Lincolnshire. At lower left, in the Vale of Belvoir, the villages of Plungar, Redmile, Bottesford and Muston are recorded along the Grantham Canal, along with the prominent Belvoir Castle.

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