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Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
25" First and Second Edition O.S. maps

Reference code(s): GB 1952 NA/GEN/93/57e

Held at: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

Title: 25" First and Second Edition O.S. maps

Short Title: 25" First and Second Edition O.S. maps

Creation date(s): 1887-1889

Level of description: Collection level description on NMRW digital archive catalogue.

Extent: 22 drawers of maps

Name of creator(s): Ordnance Survey

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Produced by Ordnance Survey as part of their mapping programme, from 1887 to 1889, at a scale of 25" to the mile. The collection is made up of a mixture of two published editions, known as the First and Second Edition maps.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Late 19th century, 25" Ordnance Survey maps of Wales. Coverage of Wales is fairly comprehensive, though not complete.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Maps are arranged in map number order.

Conditions governing access: Material is on full public access.

Conditions governing reproduction: The material is out of copyright.

Finding aids: NMRW holds Ordnance Survey key maps, from which map numbers can be gleaned, and a written list of the maps has been produced.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history: The maps were originally part of a larger collection, covering England and Wales, held by the National Monuments Record of England. The Welsh maps were transferred to the NMRW in 04/1992.

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by the National Monuments Record of England.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Existence and location of originals: The collection consists of published printed material.

Existence and location of copies: Copies may be held by several institutions.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Edwards, G.M.

Date(s) of descriptions: 23/09/03


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Maps | Wales
Wales | Maps

Personal names

Corporate names
Great Britain. | Ordnance Survey | Mapping agency

Places
Wales ()

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