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Maps offered in the Taunton sale included two manuscripts of Kent interest. Drawn by John Shorter in 1767, a ‘Plan of the Farm called Glass Cocks belonging to Miss Henrietta Collier... in Sandhurst’ made a ten-times-estimate £210, and a higher than predicted £340 was also taken on a ‘Map and Survey of Swattenden Land in the Parish of Cranbrook… given by Alexander Dence 1575 for the Poor’ drawn up in 1791 by William Rose.