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Small-scale maps of Hampshire date from the sixteenth century, with larger scale maps appearing in the eighteenth century and Ordnance Survey maps in the early nineteenth century.
- Norgate, M. Checklist of Hampshire Maps: Early Printed Maps of the County (2000) Cope quarto 90.5
- O'Donnell, J.A. Guide to the Location of Large-Scale Ordnance Survey Maps for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight (1988) Cope 90.5
- Penfold, A. An Introduction to the Printed Maps of Hampshire (1991) Cope quarto 90.5
- Welch, Edwin Southampton Maps from Elizabethan Times (1964) Cope double folio SOU 06
Cope Collection Maps
Older maps available in the Rare Books section include:
|1611 John Speed
||1611 John Speed
|1645 Jan Blaeu
||1771 P. Mazell
|1759 Isaac Taylor
||1842 George Doswell
|1791 Thomas Milne
||1843 I.T. Lewis
|1829 Walter Greenwood
||1870 Philip Brannon
||1897 S.L. Buxey
Later county maps are shelved in the open access area at Cope 90.5 and Southampton maps at Cope SOU 90.5. There are two useful sets of reproductions of early Southampton maps at Cope double folio SOU 90.5.
Access to some collections is restricted to members of the University.
From: John Speed Hampshire Described and Devided (1611)
Rare Books Cope cf 90.5 1611
Maps can also be found in other local collections:
Pieter van den Keere Maps of Counties and Regions of Great Britain and Ireland (1627)
Rare Books G 5740