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Herman Moll: Sussex

Map: SUSSEX562
 
Cartographer: Herman Moll
Title: Sussex
Date: 1724
Published: London
Width: 13 inches / 34 cm
Height: 9 inches / 23 cm
Map ref: SUSSEX562
Description:
Detailed and boldly engraved county map of Sussex, divided into territorial subdivisions (each known as a ‘rape’) and showing the developing road network, estates such as Petworth House and locations such as Battle Abbey and Arundel Castle.

The map is bordered with locally discovered antiquities including a selection of Roman coins, the late 1st Century ‘Pudens Stone’ (or ‘Chichester Inscription’) a damaged marble slab found in 1723, and the 13th Century Latin ‘Magnus Inscription’ - the engraved archway of Church of St John sub Castro in Lewes dedicated to Danish general named Magnus

Original hand colour. [SUSSEX562]