Lancashire — Large-scale plan of Liverpool

By BENNISON, Jonathan, 1835 
£3,000
£1,800

Map of the town and port of Liverpool 

with their environs, including Seacomb, Woodside, Birkenhead, Tranmere, &c. from an actual survey, by Jonathan Bennison, Liverpool, 1835.

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  • Author: BENNISON, Jonathan
  • Publication place: Liverpool
  • Publisher: Jonathan Bennison
  • Publication date: September, 1835.
  • Physical description: Engraved plan, with fine original colour, on six sheets joined, dissected and mounted on linen, folding into original red brown morocco pull-off slipcase, lavishly gilt.
  • Dimensions: 1310 by 1800mm (51.5 by 70.75 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 2173

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Notes

Rare large-scale plan of Liverpool and her environs.

The plan is orientated with east at the top, and extends north to south from Litherland to Garston, and west to east from Birkenhead to Much Woolton (Woolton). The key to the lower right of the plan lists churches, schools of the Church of England, Dissenters Chapels: including Scotch, Unitarians, Baptists, Independents, New Jerusalem, Methodists, Sandemanians, and Floating Chapel; the key also lists, Jews, Catholics, public buildings, institutions & charities, places of public amusement, and news rooms & libraries. Also marked upon the plan are the boundaries of parishes, towns, parliamentary constituencies; soundings are marked to the Mersey. All undeveloped land within the perimeter of the town are marked with the owners name.

Scale eight inches to one statute mile.