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Map of the Town of Philipstown, King's County, estate of 4th Viscount Molesworth Lower Philipstown (Bar.)
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Map of the Town of Philipstown, King's County, estate of 4th Viscount Molesworth

  • IE OH OHS 88
  • Fonds
  • 1786

Canvas-backed paper map of the former county town of Philipstown (Daingean) compiled by Arthur Richards Neville in June 1786 for Richard Nassau Molesworth, 4th Viscount Molesworth (1748-1793). The map covers 2887 statute acres and includes environs of the town. The plots are numbered 1-130 with an accompanying reference table describing the contents of each land-holding unit. The reference is tabular, listing tenants' name, description of the holdings (e.g. 'a very fine farm all good meadow', 'good high Meadow & Pasture', 'great red bog', 'poor ground' etc) a yearly value and a sum total of the east and south east side of Philipstown.

Scale 20 perch to the inch (1:5040)

Neville, Arthur Richards