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ACM: Early maps of Cardiganshire


Acc. 3392



Ref: ACM/80-87

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ACM/80
John Roque, map of the counties of Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire (1770), No. 7 in series or publication, engraved by A. Drury. Shows only principal rivers and towns inland, but a plethora of coastal features and places. Identification and date in pencil on reverse.    
Not derived from the Bowen survey.
15.1 x 12.3 cm

ACM/81
M. Mackenzie, ‘The South Coast of Cardigan Bay in Wales; surveyed & navigated by M. Mackenzie, Senr. (Dec. 4 1775)’ Chart IV in A Maritime Survey of Ireland and the West of Britain (1776). Extends from Strumble Head (Pembs) to Borth, showing anchorages, bearings and navigation hazards, the most notable of which is Sarn Cynfelyn, together with the Patches at its ends. Seamarks shown include: houses, villages and towns; woods or tree cover; hills with their distinctive profiles; the short-lived smelting house at Wallog (which has been otherwise dated to 1779 (Ceredigion IV, 130)). Coloured.
Sarn Cynfelyn had already appeared on Kitchin’s ‘New Map of Cardiganshire’ of 1764 (ACM/44).
148-148.5 x 57.6 cm (two sheets glued together)

ACM/82
William Morris, ‘Aberaeron and New Key, Bay, Bar; and Harbours’ (1800), in Plans of the Principal Harbours, Bays, & Roads, in St. George’s and the Bristol Channels (1801). Showing obstructions and seamarks, including lime kilns. Hachuring used to denote high ground.
M.G. Lewis No. 84.
36-36.3 x 21.7-22 cm          

ACM/83
William Morris, ‘Aberystwyth, Bay, Bar & Harbour in Cardiganshire by the late Lewis Morris, Esq.r’ (1800), in Plans of the Principal Harbours, Bays, & Roads, in St. George’s and the Bristol Channels (1801). Showing obstructions and seamarks, including the bathing place and ruins of Aberystwyth town walls. Hachuring used to denote high ground.     
M.G. Lewis No. 87.
30 x 21.2-4 cm     
     
ACM/84
William Morris, ‘Aberystwyth, Bay, Bar & Harbour in Cardiganshire by the late Lewis Morris, Esq.r’ (1800), in Plans of the Principal Harbours, Bays, & Roads, in St. George’s and the Bristol Channels (1801). 
Same as ACM/83.
M.G. Lewis No. 87.
28.4 x 21.8-22.1 cm     

ACM/85
Admiralty Chart, ‘Plans of Ports in Wales by Commander Sheringham 1838. Variation in 1860 (decreasing 6” annually). Published according to Act of Parliament at the Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty Augt. 1st 1843, corrections to 1859’. Plans of approaches to Fishguard Bay, Cardigan and Newport, showing seamarks and with prospects of coast at Fishguard and Cardigan. Numbers, bottom right, 1485, 22.
62.5 x 50.4 cm
1838/1843/1859

ACM/86
Admiralty Chart, ‘Wales – Gynfelyn Patches, Aberystwyth and New Quay, W. L. Sheringham 1835’, published August 3rd 1843 … corrections to 1859. New Quay Bay inset. Numbers bottom right, 1486, 24.
65.2 x 49.8 cm
1835/1843/1859

ACM/87
Admiralty Chart, ‘Wales, Aberdovey and Barmouth … by Comr. Sheringham 1835’, published August 3rd 1843, corrections to 1859. Barmouth Harbour inset. Numbers, bottom right, 1487, 25.
65.3 x 51 cm
1835/1843/1859

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