Click here to skip to content

South Petherton

South Petherton

Draughtsman: Budgen, Thomas

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1807

Shelfmark: OSD 52

Item number: 1

Length: 32

Width: 30

Genre: Map

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

Observation stations outside the boundaries of the landmass are indicated by red dots within pencil circles. These stations were used to plot prominent features of an area being mapped - such as church spires - in order to construct a grid. A red line thus -..-..-..- indicates the boundary between counties Somerset and Dorset. On the back of the manuscript is a note confirming T Budgen as draughtsman.

Search within this collection

Elsewhere on our websites

Newsletter

Latest events - register free online

Mobile app

For iPhone, iPad and Android

Report a Concern

What is the nature of your concern?

Report a Concern

What is the nature of your concern?

Email link to a friend

Write a brief note to accompany the email

Your friend's email address: