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Two maps of 18th century Dublin and its surroundings by John Rocque

John Harwood Andrews

Two maps of 18th century Dublin and its surroundings by John Rocque

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Published by H. Margary in Lympne Castle, Kent .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rocque, John, -- d. 1762.,
  • Cartography -- Ireland.,
  • Dublin (Ireland) -- Maps -- Facsimiles.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTwo maps of Dublin and its surroundings by John Rocque.
    Statementintroduction by J. H. Andrews.
    ContributionsRocque, John, d. 1762.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[12]p. ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17426581M

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Issued with facsimiles of Rocque's "An exact survey of the city and suburbs of Dublin, " and "An actual survey of the county of Dublin, " Description: [12] pages ; 21 cm: Other Titles: Two maps of Dublin and its surroundings by John Rocque: Responsibility: by J.H.

the maps of Dublin for which we have such reason to be grateful. John Rocque, in his short time in Dublin, produced six maps of the city, suburbs, and county; but one of these seems to have been published after his death by his widow.

They were (a A Plan of the City of Dublin and the Environs. One folio sheet. No date. J. Andrews, Two Maps of 18th century Dublin and its Surroundings by John Rocque (booklet to accompany Rocque’s four-sheet maps of Dublin city and of County Dublinalso reproduced in Ferguson (, below)), (Lympne Castle ).Back to (2).

This map is known in at least 5 states, of which the "second" may reflect gradual corrections over a period, rather than one process. For this see 'Two maps of 18th century Dublin and its surroundings by John Rocque', introduction by J.H.

Andrews (Lympne Castle, Kent: Harry Margary, ). ST PHILIP'S CASTLE state 1. John Rocque was an English-Hugenot map-maker, surveyor and engraver best known for his 'Map of London', published in An equally rich and detailed Map of Dublin exists from40 extracts from which are published here.

John Rocque. Link is to map held in Harvard University Library: A Survey of the City, Harbour, Bay and Environs of Dublin on the same Scale as those of London, Paris & Rome. John Rocque. Link is to map held in Bibliothèque nationale de France  A pocket plan of the City and Suburbs of Dublin.

John Rocque: Cabinet 2: Number Author: Jane Nolan. John worked as a surveyor, engraver, mapmaker, map-seller and publisher, first from 'The Canister and Sugar Loaf', in Great Windmill Street, Soho, an area popular with French emigrants.

He later moved to 'Hyde Park Road', a section of Piccadilly, in those days on. John Rocque?s four-sheet Exact survey of the city and suburbs of Dublin,was the most comprehensive and detailed mapping of any city in these islands before the establishment of the Ordnance Survey in the earlyth century.

Rocque was responsible for city maps throughout Europe including ones of Rome, Paris and London. A fire in destroyed his premises and stock, but by he was employing ten draughtsmen, and The Small British Atlas: Being a New set of Maps of all the Counties of England and Wales appeared.

There was a second edition in Other maps by John Rocque. IOW 18th century map by John Rocque after Thomas Read. Two maps of 18th century Dublin and its surroundings 1 copy An exact Two maps of 18th century Dublin and its surroundings by John Rocque book of the citys of London, Westminster, ye borough of 1 copy A topographical map of the county of Middlesex 1 copy.

John Rocque was a French-born British surveyor and cartographer, best known for his detailed map of London published in John Rocque Antique Maps. 18th century antique maps by John Rocque. Channel Islands John Rocque c £ IOW John Rocque c £ Biography: John Rocque (originally Jean; c.

–) was a surveyor and cartographer. Rocque was born no later thansince that was the year he moved to England with his parents, who were. Maps have been around for many years and found in caves from over 8 thousand years ago. Modern cartography was started in the 18 century in Germany by Matthias Seutter.

Extract from a Survey of the City, Harbour, Bay and Environs of Dublin on the same Scale as those of London, Paris & Rome by John × ; KB Grub street map Country of citizenship: France, Kingdom of Great Britain.

John Rocque was an English-Hugenot map-maker, surveyor and engraver best known for his 'Map of London', published in An equally rich and detailed Map of Dublin exists from40 extracts from which are published here.

This book is an ancillary publication to the Dublin series from Royal Irish Academy's 'Irish Historic Towns Atlas' project.5/5(2). Historical Maps of Dublin Dublin City Library and Archive houses a collection of maps of ancient and modern Dublin from the 17th century to the present day.

From Speed's map of to Rocque's map ofthrough to the Dublin City Development plans of. John Rocque's Map of London, Jump to navigation Jump to search.

Outstanding 18th-century map of London. John Rocque's Map of London,more formally "A plan of the cities of London and Westminster, and borough of Southwark", surveyed by John Rocque and engraved by John Pine, is a map of Georgian London to a scale of 26 inches to a mile. 18th Century Map. Rocque (John) A Map of the Kingdom of Ireland Divided into Provinces, Counties and Baronies, showing the Archbishopricks, Bishopricks, Cities, Boroughs Market Towns, Villages Barracks, Post Roads, together with the inland Navigation etc.

A very large engraved map, printed on 4 sheets, In two sections North & South. A Survey of the City Harbour Bay and Environs of Dublin on the same Scale as those of London Paris & Rome / by John Rocque Chorographer to his Majesty with Improvements & Additions to the Yearby Mr. Bernard Scale.

Rocque, John, d. [Cartographer] Scale, Bernard [Cartographer] Find in a library OCLC WorldCat. A map of Ballyfin demesne years ago Published in 18thth Century Social Perspectives, Features, Issue 1 (January/February ), Volume A little-noticed map made years ago provides the first detailed representation of the parkland around one of Ireland’s most elaborate ‘big houses’, the recently restored mansion at Ballyfin, Co.

Laois. A historic map of 18th century London created by John Rocque. The text reads: A plan of the cities of London and Westminster, the borough of Southwark, and the contiguous buildings: with all the new roads that have been,ade on account of Westminster Bridge, and the new buildings and alterations to the present year MDCCLV.

England - London. Stow (select entry for 'a full-text electronic edition of John Strype's enormous two-volume edition, with its celebrated maps and plates', of John Stow’s Survey of London - 'Stuart London Project', University of Sheffield’s Department of History and the Humanities Research Institute) {January, } England.

Historic maps. This is an outline of the history of mapping in the British Isles, concentrating on the use of maps for building history. For links to online collections of historic maps by region see image finding aids. Old Maps Online is a search engine for historical maps with a map interface.

It indexes a huge number maps made available online by archives and libraries, including major. Composite Map: (Facsimile) Rocque's Map of London.

Related. BUY PRINT EXPORT. Number 13 in the Irish Historic Towns Atlas series, Fethard traces the development of the County Tipperary town of Fethard from its earliest times to and includes: a large color reconstruction of the town in ; two early 18th century maps by Redmond Grace, followed by maps by Steile and Swiney from andrespectively tracing the town's growth for that period.

Mapped out inRocque’s survey of London was the most detailed of its time, and is charmingly and attractively illustrated. Produced over two sheets, it also offers enough detail for local historians and genealogists and is a fascinating portrait of /5(12).

Buy Rocque's Map of Georgian London, Detailed Street Map (Old House Projects) Maps by John Rocque (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(13). Braemor Road is still marked by a triumphal arch from the 18th century, which originally led to Rathfarnham Castle. The erection of this gateway is attributed to Henry Loftus, Earl of Ely from to who was also responsible for the classical work on the castle itself.

The arch is named the new gate on Frizell's map of Country: Ireland. Dublin City Library and Archive houses a collection of maps of ancient and modern Dublin from the 17th century to the present day.

From Speed's map of to Rocque's map ofthrough to the Dublin City Development plans of today this collection traces the growth of the capital city. Maps of Ireland and the counties are also held. 13 curious facts about Temple Bar: Hell, a bell and a fly’s whiskers The author of a new book on Dublin’s cultural quarter reveals some of its more obscure details and the historic figures.

Rocque's important large-scale survey of London was the first 'post-fire' map to be made since William Morgan's plan ofand the primary topographical record of midth-century London.

John Rocque, a Hugenot, had come to London c. and having trained as a surveyor and engraver made estate surveys of Kensington Gardens and Hampton Court. As the 18th century drew to its revolutionary close, a constant state of military tension initiated much ‘map work’ of both Dublin and its setting by the British Ordnance.

[6] Countless new barracks, forts, martello towers, batteries and magazines were drawn as dark figures against a pink city ground in such maps as Major Fryer’s John Harwood Andrews has written: 'Irish maps' -- subject(s): Cartography 'Maps in those days' -- subject(s): History, Maps, Cartography 'Shapes of Ireland' -- subject(s): Surveys, Cartography.

- Possibly the only portrait of John Rocque – this upperclass man with his ‘way-wiser’ is drawn in his map of Middlesex. InJohn Rocque came to Dublin. Inhe produced the four-sheet Exact survey of the city and suburbs of Dublin.

The map extended as far north as Skerries, as far south as Enniskerry, and as far west as Carton House in Kildare.

It’s an astounding. A map of Dublin by John Rocque shows that inDiswellstown had a house with bowed ends, walled gardens and outbuildings. John D’alton in the History of County Dublin,mentions Diswellstown House as a handsome, modern built house, with a fine lawn, and surrounded by well-enclosed wooded grounds and a remarkable spring-well in a.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of A paper landscape, The Queen's last map-maker, Maps in those days, History in the ordnance map, Sir Richard Bingham and the mapping of Western Ireland, Irish Historic Towns Atlas No 3, Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Shapes of Ireland.

A record of the entry may be seen at Wikipedia:Recent additions//July. The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/John Rocque's Map of London, A series of maps were produced over the next three centuries (i.e.

17th, 18th & 19th centuries), each more accurate than the last. The focus was very much on the parts of Ireland governed by Britain - most surveys were commissioned by landowners or local government. Reading has a particularly strong collection of maps of the local area, including the old (pre) county of Berkshire as well as the more recent administrative divisions.

Old Berkshire (pre) The earliest map of Berkshire that we have is John Rocque’s ‘A topographical map of the county of Berkshire’, published in Author: Judith Fox.

Template:Did you know nominations/John Rocque's Map of London, ; Usage on Moorfields; Metadata. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.

If the file has been modified from its original state Source: File:Roque Londonetc.High resolution scans from the David Hale Map Collection. These high quality digital images of rare London maps are an excellent online resource for historians, genealogists, archaeologists, tourists, and lovers of fine art.

The MAPCO collection of London maps is unique, and has received high praise from archival depositories around the world.Plate 2: Extract from John Rocque's Plan of the Cities of London & Westminster Survey of London: Vol the Grosvenor Estate in Mayfair, Part 1 (General History).

Originally published by London County Council, London,