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Antique Maps of UK Roads by Owen & Bowen


Brief Article on the History of British Road Maps

Some maps are printed with another map on the reverse.  Only one is illustrated on these descriptions.
Not all maps are oriented with North facing the top of the page.


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Britannia Depicta   2005 CD Edition
An electronic copy of all 273 Owen-Bowen  county maps and road maps from the 1720 edition.
Plus the title page and the four introduction and index pages.
The illustrations are approx  1500 x 2700 pixels  (approx 300 pixels per inch).
All images are hyperlinked to index pages, and may also be view by any JPEG file viewer.
An ideal reference work.  
2007 - updated with 1759 edition.  Now  1720 and 1759 editions on the same CD.

Antique Map Ref    BD-CD 2005    20.00  (+P&P)

Link to CD Index Page           Link to CD Information Page
Important: only Page 001 (in Block 1 of 1720) is available as an example of image quality.  

Maps are listed in order of Page No
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Road map -  London , Dorking, Leatherhead          
Reverse:  the road through Billinshurst, Arundel, Chichester.
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 9
Copper Engraving  1720-1764    size: 130 x 190 mm

Antique Map Ref  GBM184             25.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -   London - Reading       
Featuring   Brentford, Hounslow, Maidenhead.
Reverse:    Hungerford / Marlborough / Newbury.
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 23
Copper Engraving  1720-1764    size: 130 x 190 mm

Antique Map Ref  ARM043               30.00 (+P&P)
                             [  HOS001 ]
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Road map -  Marleborough to Theal.     
Featuring   Hungerford, Newbury, Thatcham
Reverse:  London to Reading through Maidenhead
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 24
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM012              18.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Banbury and Aylesbury    
Featuring   Wendover, Claydon, Buckingham
Reverse:  Banbury, through Stratford
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 31
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM015              24.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Banbury and Bridgenorth     
Featuring   Bromsgrove, Kidderminster, Banbury, Bridgenorth, Campden
Reverse:  Glamorganshire
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 31
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM016              24.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Monmouth through Gloucester     
Featuring   Micheldean, Longhope
Reverse:  Abingdon, Faringdon
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 36
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM018              18.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -   Rochester to Dover     
Featuring   Sittingborn,  Canterbury,  Preston,  Dover.
Reverse:  description of London to Harwich road.
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 43
Copper Engraving  1720-1764    size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  ARM013               25.00 (+P&P)

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Road map -   Bristol    
Featuring   Malmesbury,  Luckington,  Stapleton.
Reverse:  the arms of the colleges of Oxford.
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 44
Copper Engraving  1720-1764    size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  ARM011               22.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  London to Wrotham     
Featuring   London, Eltham, Farningham, Wrotham
Reverse:  Description of London
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 48
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM024              18.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -   London - St Albans     
Featuring   Highgate, High Barnett.
Reverse:    continuation  Dunstable to Stony Stratford.
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 51
Copper Engraving  1720-1764    size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  ARM015               30.00 (+P&P)

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Road map -  Coventry to Lichfield     
Featuring   Coventry, Coleshill, Meriden, Lichfield
Reverse:  Daventry
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 54
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM027              18.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  London to Bagshot     
Featuring   Stains, Hounslow, Kensington
Reverse:  Description of London
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 60
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM030              28.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  London to Bagshot     
Featuring   Satines, Hounslow, Kensington
Reverse:  Description of London
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 60
Copper Engraving  1720       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  FEM132              28.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Plymouth to Tregony     
Featuring   Fowey, Looe
Reverse:  Plymouth to Ashburton
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 66
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM033              24.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Penzance, Lands End     
Featuring   middle strip is thought to be the current B3280
Reverse:  Description of London
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 67
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM034              24.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -   London to Tonbridge     
Featuring   New Cross, Lewisham,  Bromley,  Sevenoaks.
Reverse:    Liphook to Portsmouth.
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 74
Copper Engraving  1720-1764    size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  ARM021               28.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Tonbridge to Rye     
Featuring   Pemburt, Lamberhurst, Hawkhurst, Newenden, Rye
Reverse:  Description of London
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 76
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM038              26.00 (+P&P)
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Road map - Bridgwater through Bruton (Somerset)    
Featuring   East Lidford
Reverse:  Road through Bridgwater
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 79
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM040              22.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Truro through Padstow    
Featuring   Mitchell,  St Columb
Reverse:  Description of London
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 83
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM042              22.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Peteborough to Spalding     
Featuring   Yaxley,  Crowland,  Gosberton,
Reverse:  Description of London
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta'  1759  -  Page 88
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM044              22.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Lancaster to Kendal     
Featuring   Burton, Garstang, Boulton
Reverse:  Carlisle to Penrith
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 93
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM047              18.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Lancaster to Kendal.     
Featuring   Garstang,  Boulton.
Reverse:  continuation to Carlisle.
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 93
Copper Engraving  1720-1764    size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  ARM014               18.00 (+P&P)
 
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Road map -  Peterborough to St Neots    
Featuring   Bugden, Yaxley, Tamesford
Reverse:  Description of London
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta'  1759  -  Page 102
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM051              20.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Peterborough     
Featuring   Bugden, Yaxley, Tamesford
Reverse:  Description of London
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 102
Copper Engraving  1720       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  FEM153              20.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Lincoln to Barton     
Featuring   Glamfordbridges
Reverse:  Lincoln to Market Deeping
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 104
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM052              18.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  St Albans to Bedford     
Featuring  Luton, Oackley, Chellington
Reverse:  Kettering, Oakham
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta'  1759  -  Page 119
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM060              26.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Bristol to Cirencester     
Featuring   Chipping Sodbury, Tetbury, Stapleton
Reverse:  Banbury to Burton
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 141
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM071              18.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Ludlow to Shrewsbury     
Featuring   Church Stretton
Reverse:  Ludlow to Hereford
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 146
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM0073              20.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Jedborough to Berwick     
Featuring   Kelso
Reverse:  Carlisle Road
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 162
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM081              18.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Jedborough to Berwick     
Featuring   Kelso
Reverse:  Carlisle road
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 162
Copper Engraving  1720       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  FEM183              18.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Talabont - Aberangel     
Featuring   Machenleth
Reverse:  Road through Cardigan Bay
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 174
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM087              18.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Holywell through Ruthyn   
Featuring  Balla, Bettus
Reverse:  Description of Exeter
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta'  1759  -  Page 175
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM088              18.00 (+P&P)
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map Road map -  Holywell     
Featuring   Balla,  Bettus,  Ruthyn.
Reverse:    description of Exeter (Devon).
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta'  c1720  -  Page 175
Copper Engraving  c1720       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  ARM046               15.00 (+P&P)

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Road map -  Norwich to Yarmouth     
Featuring   Thurston, Thorp
Reverse:  Kings Lynn to Billingsford
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 202
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM101              24.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Oxford - Farringdon     
Featuring   Purton
Reverse:  Description of Oxford
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 210
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM105              22.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Cambridge to Newport Pagnell    
Featuring   Bedford
Reverse:  Buckingham
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta'  1759  -  Page 214
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM107              28.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Basingstoke to Chichester
Featuring   Alton, Petersfield
Reverse:  County of Warwickshire
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 217
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  KFM028             24.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Oxford to Hungerford     
Featuring   Abingdon, Great Shelford
Reverse:  Berkshire
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 222
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM111              26.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Prestain - Builth     
Featuring   New Radnor
Reverse:  Carmarthen
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 225
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM113              18.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  York to Ripley    
Featuring   Knaresborough  ( roughly the A59/B6165 route west)
Reverse:  Skipton / Lancaster
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta'  1759  -  Page 237
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM119              20.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  York to Ripley     
Featuring   Knaresborough
Reverse:  Skipton - Lancaster
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 237
Copper Engraving  1720       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  FEM221              20.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Warrington through Manchester     
Featuring   Eccles, Rochdale  Rochdale,  Oldfield
Reverse:  Manchester / Warrington
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta'  1759  -  Page 241
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM121              26.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Warrington - Manchester    
Featuring   Eccles, Rochdale
Reverse:  Manchester - Warrington
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 241
Copper Engraving  1720       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  FEM223              18.00 (+P&P)
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Road map -  Aberistwyth     
Featuring   Llanbeder
Reverse:  Carmarthen - Cardigan
Owen & Bowen from 'Britannia Depicta' -  Page 246
Copper Engraving  1759       size: 130 x 190 mm
Antique Map Ref  GDM123              18.00 (+P&P)
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