Tag Archives: Maps

The Great Fire of Newport

You may not have heard of the fire of Newport, Shropshire, but in 1665 Charles II had heard of it. Through this resource you can share a first hand account … Continue reading

Map of part of the Wildmoors (Cherrington), c.1576

This beautiful map is hand drawn and painted onto parchment. It shows land near Cherrington, in the parish of Edgmond, and includes details of houses, fields, plots of land, and … Continue reading

Burghley map

This print is called ‘Shrewsbury in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth’. It is based on an original map of c.1575 and shows what Shrewsbury was like in the Tudor period. … Continue reading