Map of the County Palatine of Lancaster (after William Yates)
Thomas Billinge (fl.1771-1786)
Map in good condition, attached at the top to a moulded wood baton and possibly also to a wood roller at the bottom, one of three large, rectangular, linen-backed paper maps of the County Palatine of Lancaster, each with an 'explanation' in the top right hand corner; surveyed by William Yates and engraved by Thomas Billinge, 1786. (b) is dirty, discoloured and in very poor condition with many horizontal tears and is attached at the bottom to a wood roller; (c) is in fair condition with some slight discolouration and is attached at the top to a moulded wood baton and possibly also to a wood roller at the bottom.
Stamford collection; devised to the National Trust by Roger Grey, 10th Earl of Stamford (1896-1976).
Makers and roles
Thomas Billinge (fl.1771-1786), map engraver William Yates, surveyor and cartographer