Historic Maps and Plans of Inland Navigation




Canalmaps ref. A872
Waterway Birmingham Canal Navigations
Title Plan shewing those portions of the mineral districts of South Staffordshire, East Worcestershire and North Warwickshire intersected by the Birmingham Canal Navigations
Description General map for traders and others.
Date 1873
Names John Hancox, Engineer, Navigation Office, Birmingham.
Scale 1 inch/mile
Size in inches 28 x 26
Medium/format Lithograph with BCN hand coloured in blue.  Core area annotated with numbers in red ink, purpose unknown.  Sectioned and cloth mounted to fold.
Source Presentation copy from J. Hancox.
Notes The final version of a map first issued in 1850, before complete re-drawing.  Shows the system virtually at its fullest extent.

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