Map of Surrey

Map of Surrey

Map of Surrey

Date: 1645
Dimensions:
380 x 490 mm
Medium: Map Medium 2: Colour wash
Object number: GA1325
DescriptionVerso, Contemporary French text. Leaf from Atlas of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Begun by Cartographer Willem Jansloon Blaeu and published after his death by his son. Produced on the Blaeu's own press at Bloemgracht, Amsterdam.
You can see, all the major roads from the south coast ports of Folkestone and Dover which then pass through the farms of east Surrey and Kent. All the roads then pass through Camberwell, Peckham and Bermondsey to join at the single Thames crossing at London Bridge.