Catalogue description 1 item (originally accompanying 'Report on the Royal Military Canal Hythe' by Captain...

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Details of MPH 1/1098/30
Reference: MPH 1/1098/30

1 item (originally accompanying 'Report on the Royal Military Canal Hythe' by Captain Wrottesley, Royal Engineers, March 1857) extracted from WO 55/1548/5. Kent and Sussex. 4 sheets of the Ordnance Survey one-inch Old Series England and Wales joined: IV and parts of III, V and VI. The combined map covers the area between Headcorn, Saint Margaret's Bay and Fairlight (near Hastings). Scale: 1 inch to 1 mile. [All marginalia, including details of printing, dates, etc, have been trimmed away]. MS title: 'Plan and sections of the Royal Military Canal'. MS additions, coloured: (i) highlighting the route of the canal (between Hythe and Cliff End); (ii) comprising two transverse sections, comparing the condition of the canal when newly built with the condition it had fallen into [by about 1857]. Sections to scale: 1 inch to 15 feet [1:180].

Date: [c.1816]-[1857]
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Map designation: OS one-inch Old Series England and Wales
Dimensions: 60 cm x 90 cm
Map scale: 1:63360
Physical condition: Engraved
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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