Map Features - posts

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In order by date from the Map group (maker year)
NB: typical illustrated examples are described, NOT ALL examples.
absence of evidence is not evidence of absence

Bowen 1763
Labelled across a road in the New Forest is:-
Wilverley Post

Hinton 1765
At Bluck on the Heath there is a post drawn by the road:-

(plate 20 scroll 2 mile 10)
but not named.
Something is drawn at Picket post but it is not labelled, and might not be the post.

OS 1810s Old Series
Some posts are marked, drawing of a post and labelled, eg:-
Woolmer Post [on Hatchet Green E of Hale]
Dibden Post [N of Dibden]
Winkton Post [N of Hinton Admiral]
Picked Post

Rowe 1816
A few posts are labelled, perhaps marked by a drawing of the post, eg:-
Winkton Post
Wollymoor Post [E of Hale]

Greenwood 1826
East of Bransgore is:-
Winkton Post
drawn like a milestone.

Darton 1830s
A post is marked NW of brockenhurst at:-

Wilverley Post

Duncan 1833
A number of posts are labelled, eg:-

Picked Post [ENE of Ringwood]
Welmer Post [ESE of Hale]
Winkton Post [NNW of Milton]

Collins 1850
A few posts are labelled, eg:-

Dibden Post

Cruchley 1856
Several posts are noticed on the map. Eg:-

Wilverly Post [drawning of a finger post?]
Picked Post [E of Ringwod]
Wollymore Post [E of Hale]

Kelly 1875
Picked Post [ENE of Ringwood]
Woolmer Post [W of Bramshaw]
and perhaps others?

Johnson 1907
(finger posts)
and other signs.

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