John Speeds Map of Cheshire 1611: Colour Print of County Map of Cheshire 1611 by John Speed (Sheet map, flat)John Speed
Sheet map, flat Published: 01/01/2010
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In the top centre of the map is a bird's eye view of Chester,along with a legend and illustrations of four Roman coins, which portray the city's origins. Running along the left hand side of the map are seven examples of the armorial devices of the Earls of Chester. The Royal Forests of Delamere and Macclesfield, along with the nearby Three Shires Stones, are marked on the map. All of the county's hills, rivers, windmills and settlements of the time are also shown.
Publisher: Historical Images Ltd