I was always told that the line indicates that the two pieces of land joined
by the 's' are included within the same OS land parcel and not seperated by
the boundary between them.
Tim Grubb - SMR Officer
Gloucestershire County Council Archaeology Service
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From: Talya Bagwell [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: 06 July 2001 12:15
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Subject: Map Symbol Query
One of our staff is currently doing some map regression work and is
wondering the meaning of a particular symbol found on old maps. The symbol
is an elongated 's' and is usually placed over lines upon the map. Despite
asking around the office no-one seems to know the purpose of these symbols.
Can anyone out there satisfy our curiosity?
Talya Bagwell (Canterbury UAD)
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