1640 map of Canterbury

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This page (see below) has a map of Canterbury of 1640,
a copy of which can be found in Canterbury Cathedral Archives and Library (map 123).

It is scanned from a tracing made by Sue Barnett, Canterbury Archaeological Trust.

As with the later map (1822) it may take a while to load,
even though I have cut it up into sections.

Notes: This map has some wonderful details. I like these:

The water pump at the bottom of Sun Street - presumably the precursor to the Red Pump

All the city gates - see my other page on these gates

All the old hospitals and religious buildings - churches and so on - including the walls around Blackfriars
The Cathedral as it was then, including the precincts