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Greenwood 1824
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Maps, Map of the County of Westmorland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, and Map of the County of Cumberland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, etc, by C and J Greenwood, published by George Pringle jnr, 70 Queen Street, Cheapside, London, 1823 and 1824 respectively.
There are corresponding maps of Lancashire whose parts north of the sands are relevant to Cumbria, and of other counties.
Reduced versions of the maps were published in an atlas, 1834.
Published again, Cumberland 1842, Westmorland 1836 and 1844.
   Greenwood 1834
map feature:- sectioned for folding (8x4 pieces) & mounted & folded & slip case (like a leather full bound book) & vignettes (lower right, VIEW OF APPLEBY) & table of symbols & compass rose & up is N & scale line & lat and long scales (trapezoid projection, includes 2d 7m to 3d 11m W, 54d 10m to 54d 43m N) & sea plain & coast form lines & rivers & lakes & relief & hill hachuring (fairly successful impression of the shape of the county) & woods & trees & forests & parks & county & wards (hundreds) & settlements & roads & turnpike roads & road distances & canals
inscription:- printed upper left
MAP / OF / the County of / WESTMORLAND, / from an Actual Survey Made in the Years 1822 & 1823 / By / C. & J. GREENWOOD. / Most Respectfully / Dedicated TO THE Nobility, Clergy & Gentry OF THE County. / BY THE / Proprietors. / PUBLISHED BY GEOE. PRINGLE JNR. / 70 Queen Street, Cheapside, / London. / January 1st. 1824.
inscription:- printed above scale line
SCALE OF STATUTE MILES.
wxh, folded:- 15x25.5cm
wxhxd, slip case:- 18x25.5x3.5cm
wxh, sheet:- 120.5x101cm
wxh, map (including gaps):- 1134x997mm
scale:- 1 to 65000 ? (1 to 65188 from scale line assuming a statute mile)
scale line:- 7+1 miles = 197.5 mm (approx)
inscription:- printed bottom border
West Longitude from Greenwich
Longitude, Kendal:- 2 d 44 3/4 m W
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sources:- Armitt Library
National Library of Scotland
Kendal Record Office
Barrow Record Office
Carlisle Library Maps
Rodger 1972

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items seen (illustrated items in bold):-
   Armitt Library : A1824 -- map -- Map of the County Palatine of Lancashire
   Armitt Library : A1827 -- map -- Map of the County of Westmorland
   BarrowRO : BDX/209 (1) -- map -- Map of the County Palatine of Lancashire
   Carlisle Library : Map 3 -- map -- Map of the County of Cumberland
   Kendal Library : Map 148 -- map -- Map of the County of Westmorland
   KendalRO : WDX 22 -- map -- Map of the County of Westmorland
   KendalRO : WDX 740 -- map -- Map of the County of Westmorland
   National Library of Scotland : EME.b.3.11 -- map -- Map of the County of Cumberland
see:-   National Library of Scotland : EME.b.3.11 (PLACinc)
   National Library of Scotland : EME.b.3.55 -- map -- County of Westmoreland