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David Cant's notes and queries


Symbol Vocabulary Wikidata Interpretation Record of Changes and links
IMAGE glyph-none 08/04/2021 New Glyph
Point. Location named on Saxton map and identified from gazetteer but no glyph. See https://docs.google.com/document/d/1g9UboXXyOPOIbYA_R3nVDOFxASnVaWAS8eIKH62dryQ/edit?usp=sharing Page 1
IMAGE glyph-circle 08/04/2021 New Glyph
Point. Location marked on Saxton map but not labelled. See https://docs.google.com/document/d/1g9UboXXyOPOIbYA_R3nVDOFxASnVaWAS8eIKH62dryQ/edit?usp=sharing Page 1
IMAGE watermill "watermill" -- Q185187 Watermill Point.
Saxton Symbol- Village.png
hamlet "hamlet" -- Q5084 Hamlet Linked Box. Glyph represents building(s) but has no obvious tower or spire.
Hamlet-double glyph.png
hamlet-double "hamlet" -- Q5084 Large Hamlet 08/04/2021 No longer used see https://docs.google.com/document/d/1g9UboXXyOPOIbYA_R3nVDOFxASnVaWAS8eIKH62dryQ/edit?usp=sharing Page 1
Linked Box. Glyph represents buildings but has no obvious tower or spire.
IMAGE village-castellated "village" -- Q532 Village, possibly with a parish church with castellated tower. 08/04/2021 New Glyph
Linked Box. Note that this glyph contains a single circle, while larger settlements contain double circles.
Saxton Symbol- Spire.jpg
village-spire "village" -- Q532 Village, possibly with a parish church. Linked Box. Note that this glyph contains a single circle, while larger settlements contain double circles.
Spike.jpg
village-spike "village" -- Q532 Village, possibly with a parish church. Linked Box. This style of glyph spotted so far only in Terwoord's engraving of Saxton's Warwickshire and Leicestershire: please note here other counties/engravers employing this notation.
Saxton Large Village.JPG
village-large "large village" -- Q26714626 Large village, possibly with a parish church. Linked Box. [Under review - please do not delete. Stephen Gadd (talk) 14:28, 5 March 2021 (UTC)] Glyph added David Cant (talk) 17:44, 5 March 2021 (UTC)
Saxton Symbol- Manor House.jpg
manor-buildings "manor house" -- Q879050 Manor house, mansion. Linked Box. Glyphs vary considerably as Saxton appears sometimes to be trying to illustrate the houses in question. Please use this category only when the context is clear, as in the case of 'My Lady masons howse', which was in the settlement known even then as Hartley Wintney.
Saxton Symbol- Manor2.jpg
manor-box "manor house" -- Q879050 Manor house, mansion. Linked Box. Glyphs vary considerably as Saxton appears sometimes to be trying to illustrate the houses in question. Please use this category only when the context is clear, as in the case of 'My Lady masons howse', which was in the settlement known even then as Hartley Wintney.
Saxton Symbol- Tower.png
tower "fortified house" -- Q1408475 Tower, fortified house. Linked Box.
Saxton Symbol- Castle.png
castle "castle" -- Q23413 Castle Linked Box
Saxton Symbol- City.jpg
town "town" -- Q3957 Town, small city or borough Linked Box. Glyphs vary considerably as Saxton appears sometimes to be trying to illustrate the towns in question. Note that this glyph contains a double circle, and is labelled in capitals. As the interpretation of the size and detail of these glyphs is somewhat subjective, we will add more detailed descriptions later in the process, when examples from all of the county maps can be assessed together.
Saxton Symbol- Cathedral.jpg
cathedral "cathedral" -- Q2977 Cathedral city Linked Box. Glyphs vary considerably as Saxton appears sometimes to be trying to illustrate the cities in question.
Beacon.png
beacon "beacon" -- Q17484395 Beacon Linked Box
Windmill.jpg
windmill "windmill" -- Q38720 Windmill Point
Hill.jpg
hill "hill" -- Q54050 Hill Rectangle (or Tilted Box) enclosing only the depiction, not any associated text. Wherever practical, hills appearing in groups should be tagged separately. Geolocation will be approximated by interpolation of nearby tagged places, so add a place tag only if the location is known.
IMAGE mountain "mountain" -- Q8502 Mountain Rectangle (or Tilted Box) enclosing only the depiction, not any associated text. Wherever practical, mountains appearing in groups should be tagged separately. Geolocation will be approximated by interpolation of nearby tagged places, so add a place tag only if the location is known.
IMAGE headland "headland" -- Q191992 Headland Rectangle (or Tilted Box) enclosing only the depiction, not any associated text. Geolocation will be approximated by interpolation of nearby tagged places, so add a place tag only if the location is known.
Saxton Symbol- Bridge.jpg
bridge "bridge" -- Q12280 Bridge Point
IMAGE ford "ford" -- Q12743 Ford Point
River.jpg
river "river" -- Q4022 River (un-named) 08/04/2021 see guidance in https://docs.google.com/document/d/1g9UboXXyOPOIbYA_R3nVDOFxASnVaWAS8eIKH62dryQ/edit?usp=sharing Page 4

Points. Choose points from the Rivers Gazetteer to indicate sources, estuaries, or main sections of identifiable rivers and their confluences with other rivers.

River.jpg
river "river" -- Q4022 River (named) 08/04/21 see guidance https://docs.google.com/document/d/1g9UboXXyOPOIbYA_R3nVDOFxASnVaWAS8eIKH62dryQ/edit?usp=sharing page 4

AND use Points as described for un-named rivers.
Linked Box. Choose a point from the Rivers Gazetteer and outline the name text. Use the same technique for other linear features like Hadrian's Wall (Wall of the Pictes).

Saxton lake.JPG
lake "lake" -- Q23397 Lake Rectangle (or Tilted Box) enclosing only the depiction, not any associated text. Geolocation can be approximated by interpolation of nearby tagged places, so add a place tag only if the location can be found in a gazetteer.
IMAGE marsh "marsh" -- Q30198 Marsh Rectangle (or Tilted Box) enclosing only the depiction, not any associated text. Geolocation can be approximated by interpolation of nearby tagged places, so add a place tag only if the location can be found in a gazetteer.
IMAGE island "island" -- Q23442 Island (named) Linked Box. Applies to named islands only: the name box should be anchored to a central point on the island.
Wood.jpg
wood "woodland" -- Q3241565 Woodland Rectangle (or Tilted Box) enclosing only the depiction, not any associated text. Geolocation will be approximated by interpolation of nearby tagged places, so add a place tag only if the location is known.
Forest.jpg
forest "forest" -- Q1678262 Forest (a royal hunting ground) Rectangle (or Tilted Box) enclosing the depiction, transcribe any associated text. Geolocation will be approximated by interpolation of nearby tagged places, so add a place tag only if the location is known. One day we may have a linkable Gazetteer: in the meantime, the Langton and Jones maps here might help.
IMAGE chase "chase" -- Q1678262 Chase (a non-royal hunting ground) Rectangle (or Tilted Box) enclosing the depiction, transcribe any associated text. Geolocation will be approximated by interpolation of nearby tagged places, so add a place tag only if the location is known. One day we may have a linkable Gazetteer: in the meantime, the Langton and Jones maps here might help.
Saxton Symbol- Park.jpg
park-trees "deer park" -- Q2662247 Deer park enclosing trees Rectangle (or Tilted Box) enclosing only the fencing area, not any associated text. Geolocation will be approximated by interpolation of nearby tagged places, so add a place tag only if the location is known.
IMAGE park-bare "deer park" -- Q2662247 Deer park without trees Rectangle (or Tilted Box) enclosing only the fencing area, not any associated text. Geolocation will be approximated by interpolation of nearby tagged places, so add a place tag only if the location is known. Much woodland was being cleared in this period, partly for agriculture, but partly (and more significantly for our study) to meet industrial demand for fuel
IMAGE battlefield "battlefield" -- Q4895508 Site of battle Rectangle / Tilted Box.
Annotation.jpg
burghley "annotation" -- Q857525 Annotation by Lord Burghley 15/04/2021 Amendment Linked Box. Often simply a family name: please provide transcription, and if possible in the Notes section identify the family or individual concerned (Wikidata ID?). Youtube guide here [1]
Rectangle (or Tilted Box) Often simply a family name: please provide transcription, and if possible in the Notes section identify the family or individual concerned (Wikidata ID?).
IMAGE marginalia "marginalia" -- Q1572441 Marginalia Rectangle / Tilted Box. Marginalia should be transcribed in the Notes box.
Saxton sea creature.JPG
sea-creature "sea-creature" -- Q3269950 Sea monster or large sea creature Rectangle / Tilted Box. Sea creatures should be transcribed in the Notes box.
IMAGE ship "ship" -- Q16391167 Ship or boat Rectangle / Tilted Box. Ships should be transcribed in the Notes box.
IMAGE county "county" -- Q28575 County name Rectangle / Tilted Box. Place chosen from the Administrative gazetteer.
IMAGE county-detached "county" -- Q28575 Administrative area detached from the main body of a county Rectangle / Tilted Box. Place chosen from the Administrative gazetteer.
IMAGE hundred "hundred" -- Q26678366 Hundred name Rectangle / Tilted Box. Place chosen from the Administrative gazetteer.


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Table try 2

Decision Summary

Topic Detail Decision Date
Glyph colours Are they significant Probably not 3 March 2021 SG
Place names Do the size and format of handwritten place names in Saxton's county maps contain semantic data? They should be transcribed as written. 3 March 2021 SG
Vocab Temple Sowerby just a name? Removed from page 3 March 2021 ?
Glyph tag vocab Useage Just for team use 3 March 2021 SG
Island tag How to tag See here 3 March 2021 SG
Trees/Fences/Parks How to tag here and here 3 March 2021 SG
River name position Use gazetteer 3 March 2021 SG
Headland How to tag Added 3 March 2021 SG
404 error message Result of gazetter click Link not to actual gazetter, just to capture co-ordinates 3 March 2021 SG
Admin Areas Display 'county' and 'hundred' with settlements Could be done 3 March 2021 SG
Beacon glyph Relevant to transportation? No 4 March 2021 SG
Hills and mountains How to tag Rectangular box and Vocabulary 3 March 2021 SG
Hundred/Wapentake If/How to tag Rectangular box 3 March 2021 SG
Glyph circle with line What is it Uncertain - may be engraver's trademark 3 March 2021 SG
Map access Make all maps available for all team Colin to check - not sure of outcome 4 Mar 2021
Linked box When used Only for labels. Use rectangles for other names 3 March 2021 SG
Lakes If/How to tag Tag with rectangular box 3 March 2021 SG
Parks Some without trees, how to tag use separate tags 3 March 2021 SG
Position of Recogito point On dot shown on map example? SG nya 3 March 2021
Trees/Woodland/Forest How to be tagged? confused responses 5 March 2021
Glyph uncertain what it shows Glyph-uncertain tag added 4 March 2021 SG
Linear features EG Wall of Picts Linked box 3 March 2021 SG
Hamlet/Village/Town Revise settlement tags Wiki table and controlled vocab 5 March 2021 SG
Margin glyphs Tag? Added 4 March 2021 SG
Ford Are these shown? Added 4 March 2021 SG
River source/confluence Useful to mark? Added 5 March 2021 SG
Marsh Are they marked? Added in case 4 March 2021 SG
Mills How to mark Added to vocab 5 March 2021 SG
Battlefield How to mark Added to vocab 5 March 2021 SG
Forest How to record? Legal status As shown on map 7 March 2021 SG
Manor glyphs Distninguish single building from group Added to vocab 7 March 2021 SG
Consistent tagging Identify glyphs on all maps and develop full vocab? PF No response 5 Mar 2021
Ships/Monsters etc Add to vocab added 5 Mar 2021 SG
City/Cathedral Contrast with 'towns' Just use town 7 Mar 2021 SG
Ferry/Passage/landing Stage How to tag add to vocab 17 Mar 2021 SG

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