Cork City in Maps

 Maps are crucial aid in discovering how Cork developed at the lowest crossing point of the River Lee. The following maps and views are taken from the Cork City map portfolio in Cork City Library.

Corcach Mor na Mumhan / Great Marsh of Munster, possible reconstruction, c.600 AD 

 

Map of walled town of Cork, c.1545, unknown cartographer

 

 Walled town of Cork, c.1575

Cork, c. 1650 by Hardiman

 

Cork, c.1690 by Storey

Charles Smith, 1750Sketch of Cork, view of city centre from northside, c.1760

 Moll's Cork Harbour, c.1720

 

Cork, c.1759 by John Rocques

 

Cork, c.1801 by William Beauford

 

Present day map of Cork City