Beacons in Kent

Beacons in Kent

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Caption: Beacons in Kent Whole map Map of beacons in Kent commissioned by Lord Cobham in order to have multiple copies made as a guide to the effective use of beacons. The positions of about fifty beacons are marked with lines indicating the direction of the signals given off by them. August 1585 Originally published in 1585. Illustrated by William Lambarde.

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Keywords: beacon, beacons, britain, cartography, england, english, great britain, kent, map, telegraphy, western europe, william lambarde

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