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].