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Exeter.    1563  Georg Braun & Frans Hogenberg,  Civitas Exoniae (vulgo Excester) urbs primaria in comitatu Devoniae in Civitates Orbis Terrarum, Cologne.

Devonshire. 
1575
Christopher Saxton in Camden's Britannia
High resolution, clickable map.

Exeter. city-plan.   1587  John Hooker.

Devon.   1610 John Speed  in The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine

Devonshire.    1626  John Bill in An Abridgment of Camden's Britannia.      The Old Map Shop

Devonshire.   1617  Pieter Van der Keere (94kb)

Devoniae Descriptio. ca.1646  Jan Jansson

Devon.   1650  Johannes Blaeu (258kb) Tooley Adams & Co.

A True Mapp aud Discription of the Towne of Plymouth and the Fortifications thereof, with the workes and approaches of the Enemy at the Last siege.  1660   Wenceslas Hollar  (from a reproduction ca.1830)

A Mapp of Devon Shire With its Hundreds , ca.1673  Ric. Blome in Britannia    Robert Ross & Co.

Clayhidon.-Popham Estate map. ca.late 17thCentury

Devonshire. 1695  Robert Morden in Camden's Britannia   Robert Ross & Co.

Excester in Engellandt.   1700  Daniel Meisner in Libellus novus politicus emblematicus civitatum

The Road from Bristol to Exeter.   1719  Thomas Gardner in A Pocket-Guide To The English Traveller

Devonshire.   1720  Emanuel Bowen and John Owen in Britannia Depicta   The Old Map Shop

Axminster to Exeter. road map. 1720  Owen & Bowen  Britannia Depicta ( 156kb)

Devonshire.  1724  Herman Moll in A New Description of England and Wales.

Devonshire. 1742 Thomas Badeslade. pub. W. H. Toms in Chorographica Britanniæ
(High resolution images of the 1st and the extensively revised  3rd states of this atlas)

Devonshire.   1744  I.Cowley for R.Dodsley's The Geography of Britain

Devonshire . ca.1747   Thomas Hutchinson in T.Osborne's Geographia Magnae Britanniae.

Bideford and Appledore.  1754  Gentlemans Magazine

Devon.  1759 Emmanuel Bowen in  Bejamin Martin's The Natural History of England published as part of The General Magazine of Arts and Sciences

The Road from London to Landsend  1760   Gentlemans Magazine       Lombard Antiquarian Maps & Pints
The Road from Exeter to Truro  1760   Gentlemans Magazine

Devonshire.   1765 Benjamin Donn
High Resolution, one inch to the mile survey, clickable.

Devon.  ca.1765 Thomas Kitchin  for the London Magazine.

The Roads from Andover to Barnstable...Truro.  1775  Gentlemans Magazine

Dartmouth to Tiverton.   1782   from Bowles' Post Chaise Companion

Devonshire.   1787  John Seller in Francis Grose's Antiquities of England and Wales.

Devonshire.  1787  John Cary in his New and Correct English Atlas   Your Old Maps Online

South Moulton area.  1787.  John Cary  (detail from A New and Correct Atlas)

Devonshire.   1794  John Cary   rchampagnewishes

Parts of Devon, Dorset Somerset.   1794  John Cary  section 4 of  of Cary's Map of England

Devonshire.    1803  John Aikin in England Delineated   The Old Map Shop

Devonshire.    1807   John Cary   in Cary's New English Atlas published 1809

Devonshire.   1809  John Cary in  Cary's New and Correct English Atlas  

                                    Steve Bartrick Antique Prints & Maps

Devonshire.   1814  John Cary in Cary's Traveller's Companion   The Old Map Shop

road map-Axminster, Kilmington, Honiton.    1818   Edward Mogg

Devonshire. 1827 C. & J. Greenwood in Atlas of the Counties of England,
High Resolution, one inch to the mile survey, clickable.

Devonshire. 1830  Robert Creighton,  engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.
                                            Classical Images

Devon.   1832   J. & C. Walker. published by Peter Jackson in Devon & Cornwall Illustrated
 
                                Steve Bartrick Antique Prints & Maps

Devonshire.    1833 Sidney Hall in A New British Atlas   rookesfineart

Devonshire.   1835  J. Pigot in Pigot & Co.'s British Atlas

Barnstaple.  1835  Robert Creighton.  engr. J & C. Walker for Samuel Lewis's Topographical Dictionary

Devonshire.   1835  Robert Creighton. engr. J. & C. Walker. (simplified map showing electoral boundaries and polling places)   Classical Images

Tavistock.   1835  Lt. Robert Dawson in Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales

Exeter.   ca.1835  Lt. Robert Dawson inPlans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales

Exeter.   1835 Lt. Robert Dawson inPlans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales (another scan)

Dartmouth.   1835  Robert Creighton , engr. J. & C. Walker for Lewis's Topographical Dictionary.

Tavistock.   ca. 1835  Robert Creighton,  engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.

Devonport.   ca. 1835  Robert Creighton,  engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.

Exeter.   ca. 1835  Robert Creighton,  engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' 
Topographical Dictionary.

Honiton.   ca. 1835  Robert Creighton,  engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.

Plymouth.  ca. 1835  Robert Creighton,  engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' 
Topographical Dictionary. .

Totnes.   ca. 1835  Robert Creighton,  engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' 
Topographical Dictionary.

Tiverton.   ca. 1835  Robert Creighton,  engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' 
Topographical Dictionary.

Devonshire   1836  John Dower in  Thomas Moule's The English Counties Delineated; or, A Topographical Description of England.

Gittisham. ca.1840  Tithe Map (left hand map on this page)

Stoke Damerel.   ca.1840   Tithe Map. (right hand image on this page)

Devon.   1840  Robert Creighton,  engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis'  Topographical Dictionary.

Luppitt.   tithe map.  1842

Devonshire. 1843  J.Archer for Dugdales England and Wales Delineated

Devonshire.   1846  Sidney Hall in A Travelling County Atlas

Plymouth area . ca.1846    SDUK (detail from:  England No. 6  engraved by J. & C. Walker)

Devonshire. 1848  John Archer in Dugdale's Curiosities of Great Britain (1848 edn.)

Devonshire.   ca.1848  Robert Creighton,  engr. J.& C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary.

Devon. 1848.  J. Pigot in Pigot & Co.'s British Atlas

Plymouth.  1850-60.  Alexander Fullarton. detail from Ports and Harbours on the South- East Coast of England. (46kb)

Exeter.  1851  J.Tallis  (34kb) Beach Antique Maps & Prints

Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse.   1851  J. Rapkin, pub J.Tallis for his Illustrated Atlas of The World

Devonshire. 1852 or 1854.  Sydney Hall in A Travelling County Atlas.
This work was first published in 1842 and went through numerous updated editions until 1880.
This is one of the first editions to distinguish between completed railways (thick black line) and projected railways (thin hatched line), some of which were never completed.
Rookesfineart

Devonshire(South).   1860  Edward Weller for the Weekly Dispatch

Devonshire(North).  1860  Edward Weller for the Weekly Dispatch

Devonshire. 1882  Ordnance Survey (1 inch to the Mile-full scale image)

Devonshire.(Northern Section) 1885  Report of the Boundary Commissioners for England and Wales.
London Ancestor

Devonshire.(Southern Section) 1885  Report of the Boundary Commissioners for England and Wales.
London Ancestor

Devonshire.(Eastern Section) 1885 
Report of the Boundary Commissioners for England and Wales.
London Ancestor

Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse. 1860  William MacKenzie   Classical Images

Devonshire.   1886  George, Philip & Son, from Philips' Handy Atlas of the Counties of England
                     (showing the new Parliamentary Divisions established 1885 )

The Breakwater at Plymouth Sound.   ca.1890  William Mackenzie

Devonshire   ca.1891   Ordnance Survey (detailed maps)

Devon.   1892  George Phillp and Son in Phillips Handy Atlas

Plan of Plymouth and Devonport.   1892  J. Bartholomew in "Black's Handy Atlas"

North Devon, Cornwall Lundy.   1893 W. & A.K. Johnston, Cassell's Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (49kb)

The Devon Coast.   1897  Karl Baedeker in Handbook for Travellers.

Plymouth.   1897  published in German Lexicon   Brockhaus, Leipzig.

Torquay.town-plan(and detail)   1900  K.Baedeker (95kb)

Exeter.town-plan(and detail)   1900 K.Baedeker (98kb)

Exeter area.   ca.1906   John Bartholomew.  (detail from Bartholomews Reduced Survey for Tourists and Cyclists - 2 miles to 1 inch, sheet 35)

North Molton. 1919 Ordnance Survey from Barnstaple & Exmoor (40kb)

Bude area.  1922  detail-Ordnance Survey 1/4 inch to 1 mile (44kb)

Plymouth area.  1922  detail-Ordnance Survey 1/4 inch to 1 mile (46kb)

Plymouth.   1922  G.Bartholomew. (detail from The Towns of England in The Times Atlas )
 
Steve Johnson Cyberheritage
 A large archive of old maps of the Plymouth area.

 
Maps of Exeter:
The following maps can be found at the:
Devon Library & Information Services, Local Studies Service.
with an account of how the mapping of Exeter developed and
the "pitfalls that beset those using maps to support their
 field observations when tracing the development of towns and cities."

Exeter. 1587. John Hooker. Isca Damnoniorum.

Exeter. 1694  Phillip Lea (updated version of Speed"s map)

Exeter. 1618  Braun & Hogenberg

Exeter. 1650 Mathias Merian

Exeter. 1661  Rutgerus Hermannides

Exeter. 1677 Richard A. Izacke

Exeter. 1700  Daniel Meisner

Exeter. 1709 Joseph Coles

Exeter. 1723 Nichols Sutton Nichols

Exeter. 1723 John Stukeley

Exeter. 1744 John Rocque

Exeter 1765. Benjamin Donn (+ 2 details)

Exeter. 1793. Charles Tozer


 
 
Stuart Moverley's Map Collection

Carte de la Baye et Port de Plimouth.  1764 Jaques Nicolas Bellin from his 'Petit Atlas Maritime'

Des Ville et Citadelle de Plymouth.  1764  Jaques Nicolas Bellin from his 'Petit Atlas Maritime'

Plymouth   ca.1832 Lt. Robert Kearsley Dawson

Plymouth / Devonport / Honiton / Totness.   town plans  ca.1835 J & C Walker 

Environs of Plymouth & Devonport.   ca.1840   Thomas Moule

Plymouth, Devonport & East Stonehouse ca.1852 Adam & Charles Black 

Plymouth Sound . ca.1868 Archibald Fullerton



Dawlish Warren. Early maps
the following maps can be found at:
Devon Library and Information Services
Local Studies Service: Devon's heritage:

1698. The River of Exmouth. From: A survey of the ports on the south west coast of England from Devon to Land's-End / by Edwd. Dummer, Surveyor &c. and Capt. Thomas Wiltshaw Commissioners of H.M.Navy, together with Capt. James Conaway and Capt. William Cruft, Masters of Trinity House at Deptford. Dilineated in July & Aug. 1698

1743. Chapple, William. A plan of the harbour of Exmouth, taken for, & by the order of Sir William Courtenay Bart / by Wm. Chapple.

1765. Donn, Benjamin. A map of the county of Devon ... / delineated from an actual survey By Benjamin Donn ; engraved by Thos. Jefferys. - London : Johnston and Baldwin,

1809.  Ordnance Survey. The second part of the general survey of England and wales containing the whole of Devon. - London : Mudge,

1827. Greenwood, Christopher and James. Map of the county of Devon from an actual survey made in the years 1825 & 1826.

1851.  Sheringham, W.L. Exmouth harbour, surveyed by Captain W.L.Sheringham, R.N. - Hydrographic Department,

1888.  Ordnance Survey. [One inch map of England and Wales. 2nd series.

1946. Ordnance Survey. One inch map of England and Wales. - New popular edition. Sheet 176: Exeter. - Chessington