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Horncastle

Horncastle

Draughtsman: Metcalfe, Edward B.

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1819

Shelfmark: OSD 281

Item number: 24

Length: 47

Width: 31

Genre: Map

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

The market town of Horncastle is shown between the Lincolnshire Wolds and the River Bain in the middle of this sheet. The river was navigable until the latter part of the 19th century, and was used to transport goods in and out of the town using flat-bottomed barges.

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