Old Ordnance Survey Map, Sheet 126 - Weald of Kent, 1925: Ashford, New Romney, Tenterden, Cranbrook, High Weald AONB
Old Ordnance Survey Map, Sheet 126 - Weald of Kent, 1925: Ashford, New Romney, Tenterden, Cranbrook, High Weald AONB
Old Ordnance Survey Map, Sheet 126 - Weald of Kent, 1925: Ashford, New Romney, Tenterden, Cranbrook, High Weald AONB

Old Ordnance Survey Map, Sheet 126 - Weald of Kent, 1925: Ashford, New Romney, Tenterden, Cranbrook, High Weald AONB

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The "Sheet 126 - Weald of Kent" map from Ordnance Survey's One-inch "Popular" edition, England and Wales, published in 1925, is a fascinating piece of cartographic history. This meticulously crafted map provides a detailed snapshot of the Weald of Kent region during the early 20th century. The product title aptly captures the essence of this map, highlighting its historical significance and featuring some of the major towns, cities, and interesting features depicted on it.

This map showcases the Weald of Kent, a historic region located in the county of Kent, England. It offers a unique perspective on the landscape, settlements, and landmarks of the area as they existed in 1925. It is important to note that while some modern cities may not be present on this map, it provides an opportunity to explore the region under earlier names or discover lesser-known towns and villages that have since evolved.

Here are some notable features and settlements depicted on the map:

  • Ashford: This town, historically known for its role as a market and transportation hub, is situated in the southeastern part of the map. It has a rich history dating back to Roman times and is home to several historic buildings and landmarks.
  • New Romney: Located on the southern coast of Kent, New Romney is a charming town with a long history as a Cinque Port. It was once a bustling port and played a significant role in the region's maritime trade.
  • Tenterden: Nestled in the heart of the Weald of Kent, Tenterden is a picturesque town known for its traditional architecture and historic high street. It is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is often referred to as the "Jewel of the Weald."
  • Cranbrook: Situated southeast of Tenterden, Cranbrook is a historic market town renowned for its medieval buildings and charming streetscape. It is also known for its textile industry and the Cranbrook School, a prestigious educational institution.
  • High Weald AONB: The map encompasses a portion of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a protected landscape known for its rolling hills, ancient woodlands, and picturesque villages. It offers a glimpse into the region's natural splendor.

Additionally, this map allows you to explore notable boundaries, rivers, and natural phenomena near these settlements:

  • River Rother: Flowing through the Weald of Kent, the River Rother is a prominent waterway depicted on the map. It meanders through the landscape, offering scenic beauty and playing a vital role in the region's history and economy.
  • High Weald AONB: The map showcases the boundaries and diverse landscapes of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, providing a visual representation of this protected area's extent and significance.

Delving into the historical events that shaped the region, here are two notable occurrences that took place within 20 years prior to 1925:

  • The Great War (World War I): The map captures the aftermath of World War I, a conflict that profoundly impacted the Weald of Kent and the entire nation. It serves as a reminder of the sacrifices made and the resilience displayed by the local communities during this tumultuous period.
  • The Suffrage Movement: The early 20th century witnessed significant advancements in the women's suffrage movement. The map offers a glimpse into the landscape where women fought for their rights, providing a historical context to the progress made in this region.

The "Sheet 126 - Weald of Kent" map from 1925 is a captivating piece of history that not only serves as a decorative addition to your wall but also allows you to explore the region's past, discover hidden gems, and appreciate the natural and cultural heritage of the Weald of Kent.

Note: The product title includes the map's name, "Sheet 126 - Weald of Kent, 1925," and the names of five towns or locations depicted on the map: Ashford, New Romney, Tenterden, Cranbrook, and High Weald AONB.

Please double check the images to make sure that a specific town or place is shown on this map. You can also get in touch and ask us to check the map for you.

This map looks great at all sizes: 12x16in (30.5x41cm), 18x24in (45.5x61cm), 16x20in (40.5x51cm), 24x36in (61x91.5cm), 30x40in (76x101.5cm), 37x50in (94x127cm), 45x60in (114x152.5cm) and 52x70in (132x178cm), but it looks even better when printed large.

I can create beautiful, large prints of this map up to 90in (229cm). Please get in touch if you're looking for larger, customised or different framing options.

The model in the listing images is holding the 18x24in (45.5x61cm) version of this map.

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The labels on this map are very small at 12x16in (30.5x41cm). The map is still very attractive, but you may struggle to read the smallest letters. Please buy a larger map if it's important to be able to read the map easily.

If you’re looking for something slightly different, check out my main collection of UK and Ireland maps.

Please contact me to check if a certain location, landmark or feature is shown on this map.

This would make a wonderful birthday, Christmas, Father's Day, work leaving, anniversary or housewarming gift for someone from the areas covered by this map.

This map is available as a giclée print on acid free archival matte paper, or you can buy it framed. The frame is a nice, simple black frame that suits most aesthetics. Please get in touch if you'd like a different frame colour or material. My frames are glazed with super-clear museum-grade acrylic (perspex/acrylite), which is significantly less reflective than glass, safer, and will always arrive in perfect condition.

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Map ageing

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If you select Aged, I will age your map by hand, using a special and unique process developed through years of studying old maps, talking to researchers to understand the chemistry of aging paper, and of course... lots of practice!

If you're unsure, stick to the Original colour of the map. If you want something a bit darker and older looking, go for Aged.

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I use a unique process to restore my maps that is massively time consuming and labour intensive. Hunting down the original maps can take months. I use state of the art and eye-wateringly expensive technology to scan and restore the maps. As a result, I guarantee my maps are a cut above the rest - that's why I can offer a no-quibble refund.

Almost all of my maps look amazing at large sizes (200cm, 6.5ft+) and I can frame and deliver them to you as well, via special oversized courier. Contact me to discuss your specific needs.

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