Manchester Geographical Society

North West Geography

 

Volume 13, Number 2, 2013

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John Wood's town plans and the evolving urban hierarchy of Cumbria

Abstract
John Wood, the 19th-century cartographer, produced detailed large-scale plans of seven Cumbrian towns: Carlisle, Cockermouth, Kendal, Penrith, Ulverston, Whitehaven and Wigton. His plans are both an interesting insight into Wood ’s impressive work as cartographer as well as a valuable portrait of the towns at a seminal period in the evolution of the urban hierarchy of Cumbria.

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