Sheet number: [28 NW4]. Ypres town plan. Scale [6 inches = 1 mile]. Shows roads, street names, railways, tramways, moat, Menin Gate and Macadam d'Ypres à Menin, Lille Gate, ramparts, gasworks, etc., and all important buildings including the Cloth Hall and Cathedral. A key (légende) gives numbered list of 30 buildings corresponding to numbers on the plan. Ypres was the last Belgian town held by the British, and was a crucial bastion against a further German advance to the channel ports. Such town plans were crucial to the British occupation and defense. Not dated, but either pre-1914 or printed in the early days of the war before printing works were destroyed by German shelling., Location: Research Collections; Fonds: WW1 Trench Maps: France; Box number: PC17; envelope_number: 502.