Catalogue description Yorkshire: Thorne Moor and Goole Moor (Inclesmoor). Map of lands bounded by rivers Aire,...

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Details of MPC 1/56
Reference: MPC 1/56

Yorkshire: Thorne Moor and Goole Moor (Inclesmoor). Map of lands bounded by rivers Aire, Ouse, Humber and Trent, Don (Tourne) and old Don (Doen), partly in Lincolnshire; Hatfield and Crowle mark southern edge. Also shows other towns and villages, meres, named pastures, park; roads; trees and plants. Buildings, bridges and crosses in bird's-eye view. Triple division of Airmyn Moor into 'parts of 10,000'. Text in Latin: place-names and cardinal points in English. No scale shown. Oriented to the south. Cardinal points shown. Endorsed: 'No 61 Indorsed thus, Snayth The platt of Water of Eyre'. This covers an older endorsement, now obscured. To illustrate a dispute over turbaries and pasturage in the moor between the Duchy of Lancaster and St Mary's Abbey, York.

Note: [Grid references: OSGB36: SE 843 210; WGS84: 53.67843, -0.72361]. WGS84 interpolated from OSGB36.
Date: [c1450]
Related material:

For papers in the case and another map which covers the same area in less detail, see fols 30-47 in

DL 42/12

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in The National Archives: DL 31/61
Legal status: Not Public Record(s)
Language: English and Latin
Dimensions: 64 cm x 87 cm
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Publication note:

Maps and Plans in the Public Record Office: I. British Isles, c.1410-1860 (London, 1967), entry 3640; chapter 12 by M Beresford in Local Maps and Plans from Medieval England, eds R A Skelton and P D A Harvey, (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1986); P Harvey, Maps In Tudor England, (London, British Library and Public Record Office, 1993) plate 6; P Harvey, Medieval Maps, (London, British Library, 1991) pp 86-87, plate 68.

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