Vintage style map of the Ceremonial County of Dorset


stunning contemporary design inspired by historical & antique map prints from the 19th and early 20th centuries


the product

product sizes:

Large: 100 cm x 70 cm (original design size)

Small: 84.1 cm x 59.4 cm (a1)


product types:

print only on paper: HP Matte Litho Realistic 270gsm - a beautiful, off-white ivory paper with a colour-stable coating, has the look and feel of heavy, offset paper. Prints are designed to last on this colour-stable, lignin-free, buffered paper.

framed print: with a natural wood finish 3cm thick frame, glazed, dry mounted, sealed and ready to hang

framed canvas print: artwork printed on canvas, held around a stretcher frame and set inside a display frame


For more detailed specification information go to the SPECIFICATION PAGE, accessible from the top menu.


the artwork

a complete map of the ceremonial county of Dorset and surrounding areas including satellite towns and coastline. In this version Bournmouth, Christchurch & Poole is displayed in a separate colour reflecting its separate status as a Unitarty Authority. This adds a little diversity in the design of the map. An alternatve version with the 2 Unitary Authorities displayed as one county is avalable. 


details on the map include:

all civil parish boundaries and their names

all major and minor place names

complete road network

major paths and tracks

woodland, parks and open spaces

the rail network and train stations

major walking routes such as the Stour Valley Way, Wessex Ridgeway, South West Coast Path and the Jubilee Trail

relief shadowing 

rivers, canals and lakes

Major coastal features and beaches

World Heritage site boundaries and labels

RNLI Stations and Lighthouses


there is a complete key and reference, title, scale and compass design unique to the map with specific place names from around the county in their relative positions on the compass.


an information section on sites of significant historical and cultural interest is included with reference across the map. these are sourced from the national trust, english heritage, historic england and britain express with a few others included that i like which are important to include that wouldn't necessarily be covered by these organisations


    please get in contact if for any reason you are not satisfied with your order, or there are any problems with it or damage sustained during shipping. the option of a refund or exchange will be made available, though the cartographic arts will not be responsible for any return shipping costs or returns lost in the mail.

    i gladly accept returns and exchanges

    contact me within: 14 days of delivery

    send items back within: 30 days of delivery

    i don't accept cancellations

    but please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

    the following items can't be returned or exchanged

    because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, i can't accept returns for:

    • custom or personalised orders

PriceFrom £80.00