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25th January 2022

This is a fascinating 1735 map. The text is by John Wood and sets out his plans for the city. On the right, under and to the right of Queen Square, it shows George Street running down to Broad Street, and where Edgar Buildings will be there are three clearly marked fields. Milsom Street is still fields as well. The Royal Crescent and the Circus will be over on the right, basically off the map.

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