Abingdon Street, SW1P

Road in/near Westminster, existing between 1593 and now

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Abingdon Street has linked Old Palace Yard and Millbank since at least 1593.

At the northern end stood the South Gate of the Palace of Westminster. At the southern end was the ditch which marked the boundary of Thorney Island. Now, Great College Street marks this former boundary.

The street was briefly known as Lindsay Lane but by 1750 was known as Dirty Lane.

Around 1690, a mansion called Lindsay House was situated at the south-west end of the street. This was later the residence of the Earl of Abingdon. When the King came to parliament, the state coach drawn by eight horses used to turn round in the yard of the house.

In 1750, after an Act of Parliament it was widened and renamed Abingdon Street as part of the general approach improvements to the new Westminster Bridge.

From about 1820 Thomas Telford lived at No. 24. where he died in 1834. In 1932 Harold Clunn described one long terrace of shabby Georgian houses, largely inhabited by Members of Parliament.

Only four houses survived the bombing of the Second World War. The remains of a medieval quay were discovered during demolition of the remaining houses. In 1963 Abingdon Street Garden was created.

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Hurley Road was off Kennington Lane, just west of Renfrew Raod, not where indicated on this map. My Dad was born at number 4 in 1912. It no longer exists but the name is remembered in Hurley House, Hurley Clinic and Hurley Pre-School

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I grew up in bessborough place at the back of our house and Grosvenor road and bessborough gardens was a fantastic playground called trinity mews it had a paddling pool sandpit football area and various things to climb on, such as a train , slide also as Wendy house. There were plants surrounding this wonderful play area, two playground attendants ,also a shelter for when it rained. The children were constantly told off by the playground keepers for touching the plants or kicking the ball out of the permitted area, there was hopscotch as well, all these play items were brick apart from the slide. Pollock was the centre of my universe and I felt sorry and still do for anyone not being born there. To this day I miss it and constantly look for images of the streets around there, my sister and me often go back to take a clumped of our beloved L

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There were stables in the road mid way also Danny reading had coal delivery lorry.n

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I was born in a prefab on Saunders street SE11 in the 60’s, when I lived there, the road consisted of a few prefab houses, the road originally ran from Lollard street all the way thru to Fitzalan street. I went back there to have a look back in the early 90’s but all that is left of the road is about 20m of road and the road sign.

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VIEW THE WESTMINSTER AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE WESTMINSTER AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE WESTMINSTER AREA IN THE 1900s
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Westminster

Westminster - heart of government.

Westminster lies on the north bank of the River Thames, southwest of the City of London. It has a large concentration of London's historic and prestigious landmarks and visitor attractions, including the Palace of Westminster, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and Westminster Cathedral.

Historically part of the parish of St Margaret in the City and Liberty of Westminster and the county of Middlesex, the name Westminster was the ancient description for the area around Westminster Abbey – the West Minster, or monastery church, that gave the area its name – which has been the seat of the government of England (and later the British government) for almost a thousand years.

Westminster is the location of the Palace of Westminster, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which houses the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The area has been the seat of the government of England for almost a thousand years. Westminster is thus often used as a metonym for Parliament and the political community of the United Kingdom generally. The civil service is similarly referred to by the area it inhabits, Whitehall, and Westminster is consequently also used in reference to the Westminster System, the parliamentary model of democratic government that has evolved in the United Kingdom.

The term Westminster Village, sometimes used in the context of British politics, does not refer to a geographical area at all; employed especially in the phrase Westminster Village gossip, it denotes a supposedly close social circle of Members of Parliament, political journalists, so-called spin doctors and others connected to events in the Palace of Westminster.

The historic core of Westminster is the former Thorney Island on which Westminster Abbey was built. The Abbey became the traditional venue of the coronation of the kings and queens of England. The nearby Palace of Westminster came to be the principal royal residence after the Norman conquest of England in 1066, and later housed the developing Parliament and law courts of England. It can be said that London thus has developed two distinct focal points: an economic one in the City of London; and a political and cultural one in Westminster, where the Royal Court had its home. This division is still very apparent today.

The monarchy later moved to the Palace of Whitehall a little towards the north-east. The law courts have since moved to the Royal Courts of Justice, close to the border of the City of London.

The Westminster area formed part of the City and Liberty of Westminster and the county of Middlesex. The ancient parish was St Margaret; after 1727 split into the parishes of St Margaret and St John. The area around Westminster Abbey formed the extra-parochial Close of the Collegiate Church of St Peter surrounded by—but not part of—either parish. Until 1900 the local authority was the combined vestry of St Margaret and St John (also known as the Westminster District Board of Works from 1855 to 1887), which was based at Westminster City Hall on Caxton Street from 1883. The Liberty of Westminster, governed by the Westminster Court of Burgesses, also included St Martin in the Fields and several other parishes and places. Westminster had its own quarter sessions, but the Middlesex sessions also had jurisdiction. The area was transferred from Middlesex to the County of London in 1889 and the local government of Westminster was reformed in 1900 when the court of burgesses and parish vestries were abolished, to be replaced with a metropolitan borough council. The council was given city status, allowing it to be known as Westminster City Council.

The underground station was opened as Westminster Bridge on 24 December 1868 by the steam-operated Metropolitan District Railway (MDR) (now the District line) when the railway opened the first section of its line from South Kensington. It was originally the eastern terminus of the MDR and the station cutting ended at a concrete wall buffered by timber sleepers. The approach to the station from the west runs in cut and cover tunnel under the roadway of Broad Sanctuary and diagonally under Parliament Square. In Broad Sanctuary the tunnel is close to Westminster Abbey and St Margaret's church and care was required to avoid undermining their foundations when excavating in the poor ground found there.

The station was completely rebuilt to incorporate new deep-level platforms for the Jubilee line when it was extended to the London Docklands in the 1990s. During the works, the level of the sub-surface platforms was lowered to enable ground level access to Portcullis House. This was achieved in small increments carried out when the line was closed at night.









LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ackermann’s:   Rudolph Ackermann (20 April 1764 in Stollberg, Saxony – 30 March 1834 in Finchley) was an Anglo-German bookseller, inventor, lithographer, publisher and businessman.
Apollo Victoria Theatre:   The Apollo Victoria Theatre is a West End theatre, across from London Victoria Station.
Charing Cross:   Charing Cross denotes the junction of the Strand, Whitehall and Cockspur Street, just south of Trafalgar Square in central London. It gives its name to several local landmarks, including Charing Cross railway station, one of the main London rail termini.
De Hems:   De Hems has become a base for London’s Dutch community, serving bitterballen and frikandellen.
Embankment:   Embankment underground station has been known by various names during its long history - including "Embankment".
Evelina Hospital School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 19.
Fairley House School:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 16.
Garden Museum:   The first museum in the world dedicated to the history of gardening.
Garrick Yard:   Garrick Yard, together with the more familiar Garrick Street to the northeast of here, both took their names from the Garrick Club which commemorates the famous 18th century actor, David Garrick.
Goring Hotel:   The Goring Hotel is a 5-star hotel in London, England.
Harris Westminster Sixth Form:   Free schools 16 to 19 (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 19.
Hospital Home and Education Units co St Mary’s Hospitial Tuition Unit:   Miscellaneous
Hungerford Stairs:   The Hungerford Stairs were the entrance point to Hungerford Market from the River Thames. They are now the site of Charing Cross railway Station.
Lambeth:   The ’Lamb’ in Lambeth really means just that.
Leicester Square:   Leicester Square, while indeed a square, is also the name for a tube station.
London Aquarium:   The Sea Life London Aquarium is located on the ground floor of County Hall on the South Bank of the River Thames in central London, near the London Eye. It opened in March 1997 as the London Aquarium and hosts about one million visitors each year. It is the largest aquarium in London.
London Hippodrome:   The Hippodrome is a building on the corner of Cranbourn Street and Charing Cross Road.
Marsham Street Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Millbank Academy:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Northumberland House:   Northumberland House was a large Jacobean townhouse in London, which was the London residence of the Percy family, who were the Dukes of Northumberland.
On This Day in London: 1 November:   The first day of November was an important day for two London notables: William Shakespeare and W.H. Smith
Royal Mews:   The Royal Mews is a mews (i.e. combined stables, carriage house and in recent times also the garage) of the British Royal Family.
Royal Society:   The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine.
Royal Society:   The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine.
Shipley's Drawing School:   101 The Strand was an art school from 1750 until 1806.
Soho:   Soho is a world-famous area of the City of Westminster and part of the West End of London.
St Anne’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Matthew’s School, Westminster:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Tachbrook Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Tate Britain:   Tate Britain (known from 1897 to 1932 as the National Gallery of British Art and from 1932 to 2000 as the Tate Gallery) is an art gallery situated on Millbank in London.
The Adelphi:   The Adelphi is a small district surrounding the streets of Adelphi Terrace, Robert Street and John Adam Street.
Vauxhall:   Vauxhall is an inner city area of Central London in the London Borough of Lambeth.
Vauxhall Gardens:   Vauxhall Gardens was a pleasure garden, one of the leading venues for public entertainment from the mid 17th century to the mid 19th century.
Victoria Embankment Gardens:   
Victoria Palace Theatre:   Victoria Palace Theatre stands opposite Victoria Station.
Victoria Tower Gardens:   
Westminster:   Westminster - heart of government.
Westminster Abbey:   Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is one of the world’s greatest churches.
Westminster Cathedral:   The ’Metropolitan Cathedral of the Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ’ is the mother church of the Catholic Church in England and Wales.
Westminster Cathedral Choir School:   Westminster Cathedral Choir School is a boarding and day preparatory school for boys in Victoria.
Westminster Cathedral RC Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Westminster School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 12 and 19.
Wyld’s Great Globe:   Wyld’s Great Globe was an attraction situated in Leicester Square between 1851 and 1862.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Beet Court (1910):   Photograph of Beet Court aka Lemon Court, in 1910.
Buses outside the National Gallery:   Buses outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square (1927).
Gunner's Cottages (1910):   Gunner’s Cottages, off Salamanca Street, Lambeth 1910.
Lambeth Bridge (1865):   Lambeth Bridge is on the site of a horse ferry between the Palace of Westminster and Lambeth Palace on the south bank.
Lambeth High Street (1860):   This photograph of the Windmill inn, Lambeth High Street, dates from 1860
Old Red Cow:   The Old Red Cow (right of picture)
Parker Street looking east (1905):   Before being renamed to Matthew Parker Street, old Parker Street was a Westminster slum.
Strand (1890s):   The Strand in the 1890s
Vauxhall Station early 1900s.:   Vauxhall at the turn of the twentieth century.
York Wharf:   York Wharf, photographed in 1866.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Orchard Street, SW1P · Abingdon Street, SW1P · Adam Street, WC2R · Adelaide Street, WC2N · Adelphi Terrace, WC2N · Agar Street, WC2N · Albert Embankment, SE1 · Albert Embankment, SE11 · Albert Embankment, SW8 · Albert Embarkment, SE1 · Albert Enbankment, SE1 · Archway Mall, N19 · Arneway Street, SW1P · Atterbury Street, SW1P · Auckland Street, SE11 · Balvaird Place, SW1V · Barton Street, SW1P · Bear Street, WC2H · Bedforbury, WC2N · Bedford Chambers, WC2E · Bedford Street, WC2E · Bedford Street, WC2R · Bedfordbury, WC2N · Bennett’s Yard, SW1P · Bessborough Gardens, SW1V · Bessborough Place, SW1V · Black Prince Road, SE1 · Bridge Street, SW1A · Bridgefoot, SW8 · Broad Sanctuary, SW1H · Broad Sanctuary, SW1P · Brydges Place, WC2N · Buckingham Street, WC2N · Burleigh Street, WC2E · Cannon Street, WC2N · Canon Row, SW1A · Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y · Carriage Hall, WC2E · Carteret Street, SW1H · Carting Lane, WC2R · Catherine Street, WC2B · Causton Street, SW1P · Cecil Court, WC2N · Central Arcade, WC2E · Chadwick Street, SW1P · Chandos Place, WC2N · Charing Cross Mansions, WC2H · Charing Cross Road, WC2H · Charing Cross, SW1A · Chubb Court, SW20 · Citadel Place, SE11 · Clare Market, WC2E · Cockspur Street, SW1Y · Covent Garden Piazza, WC2E · Covent Garden, WC2E · Coventry Street, W1D · Cowley Street, SW1P · Cranbourn Street, WC2H · Craven Passage, WC2N · Craven Street, WC2N · Crown Reach Riverside Walk, SW1V · Dalkeith Court, SW1P · Dansey Place, W1D · Dartmouth Street, SW1H · Dean Bradley House, SW1P · Dean Bradley Street, SW1P · Dean Farrar Street, SW1H · Dean Stanley Street, SW1P · Dean Trench Street, SW1P · Deans Yard, SW1P · Derby Gate, SW1A · Downing Street, SW1A · Drummond Gate, SW1V · Duck Island Cottage, SW1A · Duke Street, SW1Y · Duncannon Street, WC2N · Durham House Street, WC2N · Durham Street, SE11 · Embankment Place, WC2N · Erasmus Street, SW1P · Exeter Street, WC2E · Exeter Street, WC2R · Fellmongers Path, SE1 · Floral Street, WC2E · Garrick Street, WC2E · Gayfere Street, SW1P · George Court, WC2N · Gerrard Place, W1D · Gerrard Street, W1D · Glasshouse Walk, SE11 · Glyn Street, SE11 · Goding Street, SE11 · Golden Jubilee Bridge, SE1 · Golden Jubilee Bridge, SW1A · Golden Jubilee Bridge, WC2N · Goodwins Court, WC2N · Graphite Square, SE11 · Great College Street, SW1P · Great George Street, SW1P · Great Newport Street, WC2H · Great Peter Street, SW1P · Great Scotland Yard, SW1A · Great Smith Street, SW1P · Hanover Place, WC2E · Harleyford Road, SE11 · Harleyford Road, SW8 · Haymarket, SW1Y · Heathcock Court, WC2R · Henrietta Street, WC2E · Herrick Street, SW1P · Hobhouse Court, WC2H · Hop Gardens, WC2N · Horse and Dolphin Yard, W1D · Horse Guards Avenue, SW1A · Horse Guards Parade, SW1A · Horse Guards Road, SW1A · Horseferry Road, SW1P · Hungerford House, WC2N · Hyde Park, SW1A · Irving Street, WC2H · Ivybridge Lane, WC2R · James Street, WC2E · Jameson House, SE11 · John Adam Street, WC2N · John Islip Street, SW1P · Jubilee Hall Jubilee Market, WC2E · Jubilee Market Hall Tavistock Court, WC2E · Jubilee Market, WC2E · King Charles Street, SW1A · King Street, WC2E · Kinnaird House, SW1Y · Knight’s Walk, SE11 · Lambeth Bridge, SE1 · Lambeth Bridge, SW1P · Lambeth High Street, SE1 · Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 · Lambeth Palace Road, SW1 · Lambeth Pier, SE1 · Lancaster Place, WC2E · Laud Street, SE11 · Leicester Place, WC2H · Leicester Square, WC2H · Leicester Street, WC2H · Lindsay Square, SW1V · Lisle Street, WC2H · Little Cloisters, SW1P · Little College Street, SW1P · Little Deans Yard, SW1P · Little George Street, SW1P · Little Newport Street, WC2H · Lord North Street, SW1P · Macclesfield Street, W1D · Maiden Lane, WC2E · Maple Leaf Walk, SW11 · Marsham Street, SW1P · Matthew Parker Street, SW1H · May’s Court, WC2N · Medway Street, SW1P · Millbank Tower, SW1P · Millbank, SE1 · Millbank, SW1P · Monck Street, SW1P · New Palace Yard, SW1A · New Row, WC2N · New Zealand House, SW1Y · Newport Court, WC2H · Newport Place, W1D · Norman Shaw Building North, SW1A · Norris Street, SW1Y · North Court, SW1P · Northumberland Avenue, SW1A · Northumberland Avenue, WC2N · Northumberland Street, WC2N · Old Palace Yard, SW1P · Old Pye Street, SW1P · Old Queen Street, SW1H · Orange Street, SW1Y · Orange Street, WC2H · Oxendon Street, W1D · Page Street, SW1P · Pall Mall East, SW1Y · Panton Street, W1D · Parliament Square, SW1A · Parliament Square, SW1P · Parliament Street, SW1A · Path to hotel entrance, SW1P · Plymouth Devonport Constituency, SW1A · Ponsonby Place, SW1P · Ponsonby Terrace, SW1P · Queen Annes Gate, SW1H · Queens Gardens, SW1A · Randall Road, SE11 · Regency Place, SW1P · Regency Street, SW1P · Richmond House Whitehall, SW1A · Richmond Terrace, SW1A · Riverside Walk East, EC3R · Riverside Walk, SW1V · Riverside Walk, SW8 · Robert Street, WC2N · Rochford Southend East, SW1A · Romney Street, SW1P · Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground: Chelsea College of Art and Desi, SW1P · Rose Street, WC2E · Royal Opera Arcade, SW1Y · Rupert Court, W1D · Rupert Street, W1D · Russell Chambers, WC2E · Russell Street, WC2E · Saint Martin’s Lane, WC2N · Saint Martin’s Court, WC2H · Saint Martin’s Place, WC2N · Salamanca Place, SE1 · Salamanca Street, SE1 · Savoy Court, WC2R · Savoy Hill, WC2R · Savoy Place, WC2N · Savoy Place, WC2R · Savoy Street, WC2E · Savoy Street, WC2R · Savoy Way, WC2R · Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D · Showing every photo/image so far featured, SW1W · Slingsby Place, WC2E · Smith Square, SW1P · South Lambeth Place, SW8 · Southampton Street, WC2E · Southampton Street, WC2R · Spring Gardens, SW1A · St Albans Street, SW1Y · St Anns Street, SW1P · St George Wharf, SW8 · St Jamess Chambers, SW1Y · St Jamess Park, SW1A · St Margaret Street, SW1A · St Margarets Street, SW1A · St Margarets Street, SW1P · St Martins Court, WC2N · St Martins Lane, WC2H · St Martins Lane, WC2N · St Martins Place, WC2H · St Martins Place, WC2N · St Martins Street, WC2H · St Vincents Centre, SW1P · St. Margaret Street, SW1P · Storeys Gate, SW1H · Storeys Gate, SW1P · Strand Underpass, WC2R · Strand, WC2A · Strand, WC2N · Strand, WC2R · Suffolk Place, SE2 · Suffolk Place, SW1Y · Suffolk Street, SW1Y · Tavistock Street, WC2E · Tent City, NW10 · The Arches, WC2N · The Gallery, E20 · The Market Piazza, WC2E · The Market The Piazza, WC2E · The Market, WC2E · The National Gallery, WC2N · The Piazza, WC2E · The Queen’s Steps, SE1 · The Queen’s Walk, SE1 · The Queen’s Walk, WC2R · The Queen’s Walk, SE1 · The Sanctuary, SW1P · The Strand, WC2N · The Terrace, SW1A · The Terrace, SW1P · Thorney Street, SW1P · Tinworth Street, SE11 · Tothill Street, SW1H · Trafalgar Square, SW1Y · Tufton Street, SW1P · Tyers Street, SE11 · Upper Saint Martin’s Lane, WC2H · Upper St Martin’s Lane, WC2H · Upper St Martins Lane, WC2H · Vauxhall Bridge, SE1 · Vauxhall Bridge, SW1P · Vauxhall Bridge, SW1V · Vauxhall Bridge, SW8 · Vauxhall Cross, SW8 · Vauxhall Grove, SW8 · Vauxhall Walk, SE11 · Victoria Chambers, SW1P · Victoria Embankment Gardens, WC2N · Victoria Embankment, SW1A · Victoria Embankment, WC2N · Victoria Street, SW1H · Villiers Street, WC2N · Vincent Street, SW1P · Wardour Street, W1D · Warwick House Street, SW1Y · Watergate Walk, WC2N · Waterloo Place, SW1Y · Wellington Street, WC2E · Wellington Terrace, W2 · West Bridge, SW8 · Westminster Bridge, SE1 · Westminster Bridge, SW1A · Westminster Central Hall, SW1H · Westminster Mansions, SW1P · Westminster Pier, SW1A · Whitcomb Street, WC2H · Whitehall Court, SW1A · Whitehall Gardens, SW1A · Whitehall Place, SW1A · Whitehall, SW1A · Whitgift House, SE11 · Whitgift Street, SE1 · Whitgift Street, SE11 · William IV Street, WC2N · Worgan Street, SE11 · York Buildings, WC2N · York Place, WC2N ·
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TRANSPORTATION
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DAILY LIFE
Good
SAFETY
Poor
HEALTH
Poor
SPORTS AND LEISURE
Good
ENTERTAINMENT
Good
DEMOGRAPHICS
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Cruchley's New Plan of London (1848) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cruchley's New Plan of London Shewing all the new and intended improvements to the Present Time. - Cruchley's Superior Map of London, with references to upwards of 500 Streets, Squares, Public Places & C. improved to 1848: with a compendium of all Place of Public Amusements also shewing the Railways & Stations.
G. F. Cruchley

Cary's New And Accurate Plan of London and Westminster (1818) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cary's map provides a detailed view of London. With print date of 1 January 1818, Cary's map has 27 panels arranged in 3 rows of 9 panels, each measuring approximately 6 1/2 by 10 5/8 inches. The complete map measures 32 1/8 by 59 1/2 inches. Digitising this map has involved aligning the panels into one contiguous map.
John Cary

John Rocque Map of London (1762) FREE DOWNLOAD
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map covers central London at a reduced level of detail compared with his 1745-6 map.
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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1836) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Insets: A view of the Tower from London Bridge -- A view of London from Copenhagen Fields. Includes views of facades of 25 structures "A comparison of the principal buildings of London."
Chapman and Hall, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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