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Draughtsman: Boyce

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1813

Shelfmark: OSD 231

Item number: 11

Length: 44

Width: 29

Scale: Inches

Genre: Map

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

Enclosed farmland characterises the landscape of this part of Buckinghamshire. To the right of the manuscript, a section of the Grand Junction Canal is depicted running from Leighton Buzzard to Fenny Strafford along the River Fosse Valley. Two Roman roads are depicted on the plan: the Watling Street from London to Wroxeter in Wales via St. Albans and Leicester, at top right, and the Akeman Street Way, at lower left.

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