Maps of Neath Port Talbot

Maps of Neath Port Talbot

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Glamorgan X.NW - OS Six-Inch Map

1 : 10560 Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey
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Glamorgan X.NW - OS Six-Inch Map

1 : 10560 Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey
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Glamorgan X.NW - OS Six-Inch Map

1 : 10560 Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey
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Glamorgan X.NW - OS Six-Inch Map

1 : 10560 Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey
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Glamorgan X.5 (includes: Blaen Gwrach; Neath Higher; Resolfen) - 25 Inch Map

1 : 2500 Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey
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Glamorgan X.5 (includes: Blaen Gwrach; Neath Higher; Resolfen) - 25 Inch Map

1 : 2500 Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey
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Glamorgan X.1 (includes: Dylais Higher; Neath Higher) - 25 Inch Map

1 : 2500 Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey
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Glamorgan X.6 (includes: Blaen Gwrach; Neath Higher; Resolfen) - 25 Inch Map

1 : 2500 Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey
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Glamorgan X.2 (includes: Blaen Gwrach; Neath Higher; Rugos) - 25 Inch Map

1 : 2500 Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey
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Brecknockshire XLIX - OS Six-Inch Map

1 : 10560 Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey
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Glamorgan X - OS Six-Inch Map

1 : 10560 Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey
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SN80 - OS 1:25,000 Provisional Series Map

1 : 25000 Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey
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Merthyr Tydfil (Hills) - OS One-Inch Revised New Series

1 : 63360 Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey
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Merthyr Tydfil (Outline) - OS One-Inch Revised New Series

1 : 63360 Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey
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Aberdare

1 : 31680 With 8,000 inhabitants, Merthyr Tydfil was the largest town in Wales during the 19th century. The town, appearing towards the right-hand margin, had access to large supplies of iron and coal, attracting ironmasters and ironworkers from miles away with the promise of high wages and good housing. A network of tramroads, the horse-worked railways that predated the locomotive era, was laid out to transport coal and ore from the pits to the iron works. The drawing indicates these tramroads with double dotted lines. Mines are shown as dots within circles. Budgen, Thomas
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Brecon - OS One-Inch Map

1 : 63360 Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey
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Swansea - OS One-Inch Map

1 : 63360 Topographic maps Ordnance Survey Ordnance Survey
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Glamorganensis comitatvs; vulgo Glamorgan Shire

1 Karte : Kupferdruck ; 37 x 49 cm Blaeu Joan Blaeu
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Swansea, Sheet 27 - Bartholomew's "Half Inch to the Mile Maps" of England & Wales

1 : 126720 Topographic maps Bartholomew, John George John Bartholomew & Co
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COMITATVS | BRECHNIÆ; | BREKNOKE.

[Amsterdam : Joan Blaeu]
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GLAMORGA Comitatu

This map of Glamorgan is from the 1583 edition of the Saxton atlas of England and Wales.This atlas was first published as a whole in 1579. It consists of 35 coloured maps depicting the counties of England and Wales. The atlas is of great significance to British cartography as it set a standard of cartographic representation in Britain and the maps remained the basis for English county mapping, with few exceptions, until after 1750. During the reign of Elizabeth I map use became more common, with many government matters referring to increasingly accurate maps with consistent scales and symbols, made possible by advances in surveying techniques. Illustrating the increasing used of maps in government matters, Lord Burghley, Elizabeth I’s Secretary of State, who had been determined to have England and Wales mapped in detail from the 1550s, selected the cartographer Christopher Saxton to produce a detailed and consistent survey of the country. The financier of the project was Thomas Seckford Master of Requests at the Court of Elizabeth I, whose arms appear, along with the royal crest, on each map. Saxton, Christopher Ryther, Augustine
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GLAMORGANENSIS | COMITATVS; Vulgo | GLAMORGAN SHIRE.

[Amsterdam : Joan Blaeu]
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GLAMORGA[N] Comitatus

This is a map of Glamorgan by Christopher Saxton dating from 1578. It forms part of an atlas that belonged to William Cecil Lord Burghley, Elizabeth I’s Secretary of State. Burghley used this atlas to illustrate domestic matters. This map is actually a proof copy of one which forms part of Christopher Saxton’s Atlas of England and Wales. This atlas was first published as a whole in 1579. It consists of 35 coloured maps depicting the counties of England and Wales. The atlas is of great significance to British cartography as it set a standard of cartographic representation in Britain and the maps remained the basis for English county mapping, with few exceptions, until after 1750. During the reign of Elizabeth I, map use became more common, with many government matters referring to increasingly accurate maps with consistent scales and symbols, made possible by advances in surveying techniques. Illustrating the increasing use of maps in government matters, Lord Burghley, who had been determined to have England and Wales mapped in detail from the 1550s, selected the cartographer Christopher Saxton to produce a detailed and consistent survey of the country. The financier of the project was Thomas Seckford, Master of Requests at the Court of Elizabeth I, whose arms appear, along with the royal crest, on each map. Burghley has annotated this map, adding place names, particularly along the coast. At this time England was under threat of invasion from Catholic Spain, a threat which culminated in the events of the Spanish Armada and explains the preoccupation with coastal areas demonstrated here. The map was engraved by one of a team of seven English and Flemish engravers employed to produce the copper plates for the atlas, although the individual engraver is not noted. Saxton, Christopher William Cecil, Lord Burghley
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Sheets 21-22. (Cary's England, Wales, and Scotland).

1 : 360000 Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835
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South Wales and the border in the 14th century

Rees, William Ordnance Survey
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Penbrochia Comitatus et Comitatus Caermardinum

1 : 230000 Amstelodami : apud Joannem Janssonium
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PENBROCHIA | Comitatus et Comitatus | CAERMARIDVNVM.

[Amsterdam : Joan Blaeu]
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RADNOR BREKNOK Cardigan et Caermarden

This map of Radnor,Cardigan, Carmarthenshire and Brecknonshire, from the 1583 edition of the Saxton atlas of England and Wales.This atlas was first published as a whole in 1579. It consists of 35 coloured maps depicting the counties of England and Wales. The atlas is of great significance to British cartography as it set a standard of cartographic representation in Britain and the maps remained the basis for English county mapping, with few exceptions, until after 1750. During the reign of Elizabeth I map use became more common, with many government matters referring to increasingly accurate maps with consistent scales and symbols, made possible by advances in surveying techniques. Illustrating the increasing used of maps in government matters, Lord Burghley, Elizabeth I’s Secretary of State, who had been determined to have England and Wales mapped in detail from the 1550s, selected the cartographer Christopher Saxton to produce a detailed and consistent survey of the country. The financier of the project was Thomas Seckford Master of Requests at the Court of Elizabeth I, whose arms appear, along with the royal crest, on each map. Saxton, Christopher Ryther, Augustine
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RADNOR, BREKNOK, Cardigan et Caermarden

This is a map of Radnor, Brecknock, Cardigan and Caermarthen by Christopher Saxton which dates from 1578. It forms part of an atlas that belonged to William Cecil Lord Burghley, Elizabeth I’s Secretary of State. Burghley used this atlas to illustrate domestic matters. This map is actually a proof copy of one which forms part of Christopher Saxton’s Atlas of England and Wales. This atlas was first published as a whole in 1579. It consists of 35 coloured maps depicting the counties of England and Wales. The atlas is of great significance to British cartography as it set a standard of cartographic representation in Britain and the maps remained the basis for English county mapping, with few exceptions, until after 1750. During the reign of Elizabeth I map use became more common, with many government matters referring to increasingly accurate maps with consistent scales and symbols, made possible by advances in surveying techniques. Illustrating the increasing use of maps in government matters, Lord Burghley, who had been determined to have England and Wales mapped in detail from the 1550s, selected the cartographer Christopher Saxton to produce a detailed and consistent survey of the country. The financier of the project was Thomas Seckford, Master of Requests at the Court of Elizabeth I, whose arms appear, along with the royal crest, on each map. Burghley has annotated this map, adding place names. At this time England was under threat of invasion from Catholic Spain, a threat which culminated in the events of the Spanish Armada. Defence of the realm depended on a good geographic and topographic knowledge, explaining Burghley's use of maps and his annotation of them. The map was engraved by one of a team of seven English and Flemish engravers employed to produce the copper plates for the atlas, although the individual engraver is not noted. Saxton, Christopher William Cecil, Lord Burghley
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