The Charles Close Society for the study of Ordnance Survey maps

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Six-inch (1:10,560) London and its environs, sheet 7, with experimental hachures

23. The skeleton map of London surveyed in 1848-50 was published at three scales, at 1:1056 in 487 sheets, at 1:5280 in 44 sheets, and at the six-inch nominally in 16 sheets. It was an outline map showing only building frontages, street names and altitude information. This particular copy has brown hachures, whose source has not been determined.

From a copy in the Map Library, School of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Birmingham