Catalogue description Plan of land belonging to Reading Borough in the parish of St Giles, Reading

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Details of D/EX 1392/1
Reference: D/EX 1392/1
Title: Plan of land belonging to Reading Borough in the parish of St Giles, Reading
Description:

A true plan of land belonging to the Worshipful the Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of the Borough of Reading, lying in the parish of St Giles in the County of Berks. Surveyed by Jos[eph] Collier, January 16 1722/3

 

1 inch to 8 poles 20½ inches x 33½ inches

 

[40 inches to 1 mile] 520 mm x 850 mm

 

Detailed coloured map showing land in Reading bounded by the river Kennet in the north, Farnham Road [Christchurch Road] in the south, London Street and Sivers [Silver Street] in the west and Red Lane [Redlands Road] in the east. Shows Watlington House (with garden and orchard), granaries and other buildings in elevation and marks the Quaker burial ground, the Star Inn and the site of the Blue Coat school. Marks fields, including Upper Crown Fields, Middle Crown Fields, Lower Crown Fields, and the Little Orts, and plots, some with owner's name and acreage. Shows roads, including London Road, London Street, Sivers [Silver Street] and Red Lane [Redlands Road], and the river Kennet and High Bridge. A schedule gives the names of tenants and acreages. Includes compass rose and depiction of the arms of Reading Borough

Date: 1722/3
Held by: Berkshire Record Office, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Physical description: 1 doc

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