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Old Town and City Plans of England and Wales

Choose from 189 pictures in our English & Welsh PORTFOLIO collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.


Old Map of Chester 1795 by John Stockdale Featured English & Welsh PORTFOLIO Print

Old Map of Chester 1795 by John Stockdale

An interesting, very detailed, reproduction 18th century street plan of the City of Chester Engraved for and published John Stockdale, London 1795 for John Aikin's"A Description of the Country from Thirty to Forty Miles Round Manchester" The map covers from the Brewers Hall, River Dee and the Racecourse ( Roodee) to the west of the City to Flokersbrook Bridge, Horn Lane and the end of Foregate Street to the east . Main streets and buildings of interest, such as the Infirmary, the Castle & the Cathedral are also clearly named. Lower right is a reference key which further identifies many more buildings and streets

A Conjectural Picture Map of Birmingham In 1730 Featured English & Welsh PORTFOLIO Print

A Conjectural Picture Map of Birmingham In 1730

This is a striking colourful picture map of Birmingham in 1730, originally imagined & drawn from city records by Bernard Sleigh and lettered by I.A. Ellis, 1923. Originally printed by the Kynoch Press A.D. 1924, and published by Cornish Bros. Limited 39 New Street. This is a wonderfully detailed colourful pictorial map showing roads, the river Rea, principal buildings and the many dwellings, artisans workshops at a time when Birmingham rural aspect was about to transform into an industrial town rapidly growing outwards consuming the then far off villages that now form part of what is now the countries second city

Old Map of Bristol 1851 by John Tallis Featured English & Welsh PORTFOLIO Print

Old Map of Bristol 1851 by John Tallis

This 1851 John Tallis map of Bristol shows the new course of the River Avon and the Floating Harbour'. At Clifton Down the famous suspension bridge is yet to be constructed, but clearly marked as Proposed Suspension Bridge, it was officially opened over a decade later in 1864. The illustrations are of Clifton Down from Rownham Ferry, south side of Bristol Cathedral, Clifton Observatory, High Cross Green, Redcliff Church and a busy scene across Broad Quay Bristol