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The chalk range of the Chiltern Hills reaches its highest point at Combe Hill, near Wendover, at the bottom left of this plan. Roughly drawn interlining ('hachuring') in black depicts relief with a recto inscription in pencil noting that "the irregular pencil lines are drawn too strong". The draughtsman has described earthworks, barrows, minor tributaries and a navigable feeder of the Grand Union Canal and a section of the prehistoric Icknield Way running from above Tring to "Pittlesthorn". Corrections in red ink are clearly visible, possibly dating from the 1831 revision of the plan.
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This field sketch describes the chalk hills of the Chilterns, including a section of the Grand Junction and the Aylesbury Canals. Some field boundaries on this drawing have been revised and corrected in red ink which suggests they,should be read as accurate delineations plotted from surveyed measurements.,A reservoir,located just above Wendover was also inserted at a later date. ,