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A Map with Newtonian Places

map of Britain


Sites of Recoinage Mints

One of Newton's duties as Warden of the Mint, was to create the temporary English mints listed below. After the union with Scotland in 1707, Newton became involved with the Edinburgh mint, as it attempted to produce coins to the English standard.
  • Bristol
  • Norwich
  • Chester
  • York
  • Edinburgh

Other Places

  • Hurstbourne Park
    Seat of Lord Portsmouth and home of the Portsmouth collection of manuscripts before the scientific papers were donated to Cambridge and the remainder later sold. Hurstbourne itself was sold earlier this century and Lord Portsmouth's seat is now Farleigh House (which is the current location of the remaining Newtonian items in the Earl's possession, including the 1689 Kneller portrait. The portrait can be viewed by appointment only, by contacting the following address: The Manager, The Estate Office, Farleigh Wallop, Basingstoke, Hants, RG25 2HT. Tel: 01256 321026. Many thanks to the Earl of Portsmouth for providing this information.)

  • Oxford
    Apparently the site of a university ...

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