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The map of Shrivenham Hundred
The box on the map explaining the bounndaries of the Hundred

A Map of the Shrivenham Hundred

This is a copy of a map of the Hundred of Shrivenham. The term 'Hundred' was brought in by the Saxons for administrative purposes and remained in use until the beginning of the 19th century. This map describes the extent of the Hundred of Shrivenham as, 'in length from St John's Bridge (Lechlade) to Lambourn Downs - 11.5 miles. In breadth from Fawler Gate to Hackeron Bridge (Acorn Bridge) 6.75 miles. And i circumference 34 miles.'




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    1720 circa
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