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Newark-on-Trent

Newark-on-Trent

Designer: Stevens, Henry

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1820

Shelfmark: OSD 276

Item number: 12

Length: 37

Width: 28

Genre: Map

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

This drawing covers part of Nottinghamshire, with the city of Newark-on-Trent, at top right, in the flat and fertile lowland of the Trent Valley. A canal connects the city to the Trent Navigation. The Fosse Way runs from bottom left to top right. This Roman road stretched from Exeter to Lincoln, via Bath, Cirencester, and Leicester. The pencil lines used to plot the survey are clearly visible on the map.

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