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The so-called ’Group of Death’ for the 2018 World Cup will go down to the wire as Argentina, Nigeria and Iceland are all in with a chance of joining Croatia in the last 16.

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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1900s
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OTHER ST. JAMES'S PARK ENTRIES

St. James's Park

St James's Park station is not only a station but London Underground HQ - otherwise known as 55 Broadway.

The station was opened on 24 December 1868 by the Metropolitan District Railway (MDR, now the District Line) when the company opened the first section of its line between South Kensington and Westminster stations. The MDR connected to the Metropolitan Railway (MR, later the Metropolitan Line) at South Kensington and, although the two companies were rivals, each company operated its trains over the other's tracks in a joint service known as the Inner Circle.

The station has been reconstructed twice. In the first decade of the 20th century the original MDR station was reconstructed in conjunction with the building of Electric Railway House a headquarters building for the MDR's owners the London Electric Railway. The station was then rebuilt again between 1927 and 1929 as part of the construction of 55 Broadway the company's new headquarters building designed by Charles Holden and featuring statues and carved stone panels including ones by Sir Jacob Epstein, Eric Gill, and Henry Moore.

The platforms feature the green, blue, black and white tiling scheme first used for the reconstruction and extension to Morden of the City & South London Railway (now the Northern Line) also designed by Holden and opened between 1924 and 1926.

Together with 55 Broadway, the station is now a Grade I listed building.

Over time, the station name has been spelled differently, illustrating changing practice in punctuation. Tube maps up to the early 1930s show the name as St. James' Park. From Harry Beck's first map in 1933 until the early 1950s the name was shown as St. James Park. Since the 1950s it has had the current name.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Harris Westminster Sixth Form:   Free schools 16 to 19 (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 19.
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.
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.
St James's Park:   Every year millions of Londoners and tourists visit St James's Park, the oldest of the capital's eight Royal Parks.
St James’s:   St James’s is an exclusive area in the West End of London.
St James’s Park:   
St. James's Park:   St James's Park station is not only a station but London Underground HQ - otherwise known as 55 Broadway.
Westminster Abbey:   Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is one of the world’s greatest churches.
Westminster Abbey Choir School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 8 and 13.
Westminster School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 12 and 19.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Parker Street looking east (1905):   Before being renamed to Matthew Parker Street, old Parker Street was a Westminster slum.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Orchard Street, SW1P · Abingdon Street, SW1P · Archway Mall, N19 · Birdcage Walk, SW1A · Birdcage Walk, SW1E · Birdcage Walk, SW1H · Blue Bridge, SW1A · Broad Sanctuary, SW1H · Broad Sanctuary, SW1P · Broadway, SW1H · Buckingham Gate, SW1E · Buckingham Mews, SW1E · Butler Place, SW1H · Carlton Gardens, SW1Y · Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y · Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y · Carteret Street, SW1H · Caxton Street, SW1H · Charing Cross, SW1A · Charles Ii Street, SW1Y · Chubb Court, SW20 · Cockspur Street, SW1Y · Dacre Street, SW1H · Dartmouth Street, SW1H · Dean Farrar Street, SW1H · Deans Yard, SW1P · Downing Street, SW1A · Duck Island Cottage, SW1A · Duke Street, SW1Y · Great George Street, SW1P · Great Scotland Yard, SW1A · Horse Guards Parade, SW1A · Horse Guards Road, SW1A · Hyde Park, SW1A · King Charles Street, SW1A · Kinnaird House, SW1Y · Little Deans Yard, SW1P · Little George Street, SW1P · Matthew Parker Street, SW1H · New Zealand House, SW1Y · Norman Shaw Building North, SW1A · Northumberland Avenue, SW1A · Northumberland Street, WC2N · Old Queen Street, SW1H · Pall Mall East, SW1Y · Pall Mall, SW1Y · Palmer Street, SW1H · Parliament Square, SW1A · Parliament Square, SW1P · Parliament Street, SW1A · Petty France, SW1H · Plymouth Devonport Constituency, SW1A · Post Office Way, SW1P · Queen Anne’s Gate, SW1H · Queen Annes Gate Buildings, SW1H · Queen Annes Gate, SW1H · Queens Gardens, SW1A · Richmond House Whitehall, SW1A · Rochford Southend East, SW1A · Saint James’s Square, SW1Y · Spring Gardens, SW1A · Spur Road, SE1 · St James Square, SW1Y · St Jamess Chambers, SW1Y · St Jamess Park, SW1A · St Margaret Street, SW1A · St Margarets Street, SW1A · St Margarets Street, SW1P · St. Ermin’s Hill, SW1H · St. Margaret Street, SW1P · Storeys Gate, SW1H · Storeys Gate, SW1P · Suffolk Place, SE2 · Suffolk Place, SW1Y · Suffolk Street, SW1Y · The Sanctuary, SW1P · The Terrace, SW1P · Tothill Street, SW1H · Trafalgar Square, SW1Y · Vandon Street, SW1H · Victoria Street, SW1H · Warwick House Street, SW1Y · Waterloo Place, SW1Y · Westminster Central Hall, SW1H · Westminster, SW1A · Whitehall Gardens, SW1A · Whitehall, SW1A ·

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Central London, north west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

Central London, south west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, south west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

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.
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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.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
Chapman and Hall, London

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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