This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: The post roads thorough England and Wales, by T. Jefferys, geographer to His Majesty. It was published by Printed for Jefferys Faden, Corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross in 1774. Scale [ca. 1:1,325,000].
The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the 'British National Grid' coordinate system. All map collar and inset information is also available as part of the raster image, including any inset maps, profiles, statistical tables, directories, text, illustrations, index maps, legends, or other information associated with the principal map.
This map shows features such as drainage, cities and other human settlements, roads, canals, administrative boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown pictorially.
This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from the Harvard Map Collection. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features. The selection represents a range of originators, ground condition dates, scales, and map purposes.