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The original drawings from which the two plans of Oxford in Vol. I of Clark's edition of Antony Wood's History of the City of Oxford (1889)

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MS. Maps Oxon. a. 2

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The original drawings from which the two plans of Oxford in Vol. I of Clark's edition of Antony Wood's History of the City of Oxford (1889) were reproduced in the same size by photolithography. They were made by Herbert Hurst under mr. Clark's direction, and consist of a large scale diagram of the city proper, showing the ancient halls; and a plan on a smaller scale, taking in the city with its outlying districts, as they were in mediaeval times, with insets.

Additions: Miscellaneous maps and plans, including:
  1. Fol. 3. copy of the Tithe Office map of St. Aldate's parish, Oxford, 1884
  2. Fol. 4. map of Mays Farm in Nuffield and Benson by Richard and John Whiting, 17th cent., scale 1:3, 960
  3. Fol. 5. map of Sturt Down Farm in Signet, early 19th cent.
  4. Fols. 6-15. tracings by H. E. Salter of maps of Shirburn and Pyrton, with plans of medieval Oxford
  5. Fol. 16. copy of the 1900 edition of the 6" Ordnance Survey map of Oxfordshire (sheet XXXIII NE) with annotations to show the ownership of fields in Marston and Elsfield

Dates

  • Written in A.D. 1889 by H. Hurst

Extent

4 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Maps, Oxfordshire a. 2, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Maps Oxon. a. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20130

Abstract

The original drawings from which the two plans of Oxford

Biographical / Historical

Herbert Hurst (1834-1914) was an antiquary.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 30134

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by the Oxford Historical Society on March 10, 1890.

Additions: acquired, 1927-42.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

24 1/2 × 17 1/8 in.
Title
The original drawings from which the two plans of Oxford in Vol. I of Clark's edition of Antony Wood's History of the City of Oxford (1889)
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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