This detailed map covers most of the town of Montrose, with coverage stretching from the Custom House and River Street northward to Rosehill Road. It is a busy map with lots of interest. Features include NBR railway with station, engine shed, goods shed, sidings, Bervie Branch; CR railway with terminus; northern part of harbour, West Quay, High Street area with all buildings neatly shown, Mid Links, St Peter's church, Burgh Hall, Dorward's House of Refuge, Golf Hotel, Links of Montrose, The Faulds area, Chapel Works, slaughterhouse, Union Mill, fish curing works, linen works, St Mary's church, Panmure Barracks, etc.
This is a fascinating and busy map, with two major railway stations, for the CR and NBR, a viaduct and suspension bridge across the harbour, and a busy town centre either side of the High Street and beyond Mid Links. The town preserves much of the structure of a Royal Burgh, as founded by King David in the 12th century.