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TfL and mayor launch competition to improve gender diversity

Transport for London (TfL) and the Mayor of London have launched a joint competition to improve gender diversity in advertising.


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Morning update: Stranded car shuts two lanes on M25

Morning, here is your travel and weather update for Tuesday.


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Nadine Coyle, 33, was asked to say the word again on This Morning on Monday, once again confusing viewers.


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Kidnapped model Chloe Ayling explains how she escaped her captor and how she copes with people who doubt her story.

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Thusha Kamaleswaran: Medics believe girl gunned down in shop aged five could walk again
A schoolgirl left paralysed after being caught in gang crossfire says she is "proud" of the extraordinary progress she has made.

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Shocking moment teenage driver attempts to crush police officer after high speed chase in Surrey
This was the shocking moment a teenage driver rammed a stolen car into police officers following a high speed chase in Surrey.

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Andrew Griffiths: Minister resigns over 'depraved' sex texts to barmaid and her friend
A Government minister has quit after reportedly sending "depraved" messages to two female constituents.

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Devereux Court, WC2R
Devereux Court lies on the south side of the Strand, opposite the Law Courts.

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Evening update: Bringing you travel and weather details

Evening all and a very happy Friday to you. A bit of stormy weather expected tonight and one or two issues on the roads to be mindful of too.


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Evening update: Weather and travel details

Evening all and a very happy Friday to you. A bit of stormy weather expected tonight and one or two issues on the roads to be mindful of too.


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Man with no address charged with assaulting woman on Eltham High Street

A man has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm after a woman was assaulted on Eltham High Street.


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Mayor defends anti-Trump protests as free speech
The Mayor of London defended protests against the US president, Donald Trump saying that limiting the right to protest limits the right to free-speech.

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VIEW THE HOLBORN 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 HOLBORN 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 HOLBORN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE HOLBORN AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE HOLBORN AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

Holborn

Holborn is both an area and also the name of the area's principal street, known as High Holborn between St. Giles's High Street and Gray's Inn Road and then Holborn Viaduct between Holborn Circus and Newgate Street.

The area's first mention is in a charter of Westminster Abbey, by King Edgar, dated to 959. This mentions 'the old wooden church of St Andrew' (St Andrew, Holborn). The name Holborn may be derived from the Middle English hol for hollow, and bourne, a brook, referring to the River Fleet as it ran through a steep valley to the east.

It was at first outside the City's jurisdiction and a part of Ossulstone Hundred in Middlesex. The original Bars were the boundary of the City of London from 1223, when the City's jurisdiction was extended beyond the Walls, at Newgate, into the suburb here, as far as the point where the Bars where erected, until 1994 when the border moved to the junction of Chancery Lane. In 1394 the Ward of Farringdon Without was created, but only the south side of Holborn was under its jurisdiction with some minor properties, such as parts of Furnival's Inn, on the northern side.

The Holborn District was created in 1855, consisting of the civil parishes and extra-parochial places of Glasshouse Yard, Saffron Hill, Hatton Garden, Ely Rents and Ely Place, St Andrew Holborn Above the Bars with St George the Martyr and St Sepulchre. The Metropolitan Borough of Holborn was created in 1900, consisting of the former area of the Holborn District and the St Giles District, excluding Glasshouse Yard and St Sepulchre, which went to the Metropolitan Borough of Finsbury. The Metropolitan Borough of Holborn was abolished in 1965 and its area now forms part of the London Borough of Camden.

In the 18th century, Holborn was the location of the infamous Mother Clap's molly house but in the modern era High Holborn has become a centre for entertainment venues to suit more general tastes: 22 inns or taverns were recorded in the 1860s and the Holborn Empire, originally Weston's Music Hall, stood between 1857 and 1960, when it was pulled down after structural damage sustained in the Blitz. The theatre premièred the first full-length feature film in 1914, The World, the Flesh and the Devil, a 50-minute melodrama filmed in Kinemacolour.

Charles Dickens took up residence in Furnival's Inn, on the site of the former Prudential building designed by Alfred Waterhouse now named Holborn Bars. Dickens put his character Pip, in Great Expectations, in residence at Barnard's Inn opposite, now occupied by Gresham College. Staple Inn, notable as the promotional image for Old Holborn tobacco, is nearby. The three of these were Inns of Chancery. The most northerly of the Inns of Court, Gray's Inn, is in Holborn, as is Lincoln's Inn: the area has been associated with the legal professions since mediaeval times, and the name of the local militia (now Territorial Army unit, the Inns of Court & City Yeomanry) still reflects that. Subsequently the area diversified and become recognisable as the modern street.

A plaque stands at number 120 commemorating Thomas Earnshaw's invention of the Marine chronometer, which facilitated long-distance travel. At the corner of Hatton Garden was the old family department store of Gamages. Until 1992, the London Weather Centre was located in the street. The Prudential insurance company relocated in 2002. The Daily Mirror offices used to be directly opposite it, but the site is now occupied by Sainsbury's head office.

Hatton Garden, the centre of the diamond trade, was leased to a favourite of Queen Elizabeth I, Sir Christopher Hatton at the insistence of the Queen to provide him with an income. Behind the Prudential Building lies the Anglo-Catholic church of St Alban the Martyr.

In the early 21st century, Holborn has become the site of new offices and hotels: for example, the old neoclassical Pearl Assurance building near the junction with Kingsway was converted into an hotel in 1999.

Holborn station is located at the junction of High Holborn and Kingsway. Situated on the Piccadilly and Central Lines, it is the only station common to the two lines, although the two lines also cross each other three times in West London.

The station was opened by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway (GNP&BR, now the Piccadilly Line) on 15 December 1906 with the name Holborn (Kingsway). Kingsway was a new road, cutting south from High Holborn through an area of cleared slums to Strand. The suffix was dropped from tube maps in the 1960s.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
1a Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
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.
Aldwych:   Aldwych is a closed station on the London Underground; formerly a branch line of the Piccadilly Line.
Bloomsbury:   Bloomsbury is an area of the London Borough of Camden, in central London, between Euston Road and Holborn, developed by the Russell family in the 17th and 18th centuries into a fashionable residential area.
Canterbury Music Hall:   The Canterbury Music Hall was established in 1852 by Charles Morton on the site of a former skittle alley adjacent to the Canterbury Tavern at 143 Westminster Bridge Road.
CATS College London:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 15 and 24.
Chancery Lane:   Chancery Lane originated as a 'new lane' created by the Knights Templar from their original 'old Temple' on the site of the present Southampton Buildings on Holborn, in order access to their newly acquired property to the south of Fleet Street (the present Temple) sometime before 1161.
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.
Children’s Hospital School at Gt Ormond Street and UCH:   Foundation special school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 16.
Christopher Hatton Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
City Lit:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
Courtauld Institute of Art:   The Courtauld Institute of Art is a self-governing college of the University of London specialising in the study of the history of art.
Courtauld Institute of Art:   Higher education institutions
Covent Garden:   From fruit and veg to Froo Tan Vetch
DLD College London:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 19.
Embankment:   Embankment underground station has been known by various names during its long history - including "Embankment".
Foundling Hospital:   The Foundling Hospital in London was founded in 1741 by the philanthropic sea captain Thomas Coram.
Holborn:   Holborn is both an area and also the name of the area's principal street, known as High Holborn between St. Giles's High Street and Gray's Inn Road and then Holborn Viaduct between Holborn Circus and Newgate Street.
Hole In the Wall:   A local institution, and much the same for years, The Hole In The Wall is actually quite a large hole in a wall, being situated in railway arches in front of Waterloo Station. It has been a watering hole of choice for commuters for many a year.
Horse Hospital :   Built as stabling for cabby’s sick horses, The Horse Hospital is now a unique Grade II listed arts venue in Bloomsbury WC1
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.
Jubilee Gardens:   
King’s College London:   Higher education institutions
Lambeth North:   Lambeth North is the area surrounding the Imperial War Museum.
Lincoln’s Inn Fields:   
Lisle’s Tennis Court:   Lisle’s Tennis Court was a building off Portugal Street in Lincoln’s Inn Fields in London.
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 School of Economics and Political Science:   Higher education institutions
Necropolis Station:   The London Necropolis Railway was opened in 1854 as a reaction to severe overcrowding in London’s existing graveyards and cemeteries.
Oasis Academy Johanna:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Old and New London: Temple Bar:   Temple Bar was rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren, in 1670–72.
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 Opera House:   The foundation of the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden lies in the letters patent awarded by Charles II to Sir William Davenant in 1660, allowing Davenant to operate one of only two patent theatre companies (The Duke's Company) in London.
Russell Square:   Russell Square station, now on London's Piccadully Line, was opened by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway on 15 December 1906. The building was designed by Leslie Green and is a Grade II listed building.
Shipley's Drawing School:   101 The Strand was an art school from 1750 until 1806.
St Clement Danes CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St George the Martyr Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Josephs Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Temple:   Temple is a London Underground station in the City of Westminster, on the Victoria Embankment. It is the nearest tube station for King's College London and the London School of Economics.
Temple Bar:   Temple Bar is the point in London where Fleet Street, City of London, becomes the Strand, Westminster, and where the City of London traditionally erected a barrier to regulate trade into the city.
The Adelphi:   The Adelphi is a small district surrounding the streets of Adelphi Terrace, Robert Street and John Adam Street.
The Mary Ward Centre (AE Centre):   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
The Royal Ballet School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.
Thomas Coram Centre:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
University of the Arts London:   Higher education institutions
Victoria Embankment Gardens:   
Waterloo:   London Waterloo station is a central London railway terminus and London Underground complex. The station is one of 18 in Britain owned and operated by Network Rail and is close to the South Bank of the River Thames.
Waterloo Bridge:   Waterloo Bridge is a road and foot traffic bridge crossing the River Thames in London, England between Blackfriars Bridge and Hungerford Bridge.
Westminster:   Westminster - heart of government.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Blackmoore Street (1902):   This photo depicts Blackmoor Street which was in the Drury Lane slum, with Clare Court on the left
Houghton Street (1906):   A greengrocer's on the corner of Houghton Street and Clare Market (behind The Strand) in 1906 just before demolition.
New Inn Passage (1901):   The corner of Houghton Street and New Inn Passage taken on a 1901 photo just prior to the clearence of the area for the Aldwych-Kingsway improvement scheme.
Strand (1890s):   The Strand in the 1890s
Waterloo Air Terminal (1953):   Officially known as the British European Airways Waterloo Air Terminal, the building was officially opened on the Festival of Britain site on 19 May 1953 by the then Minister of Aviation.
Wild Street (1902):   Wild Street, in the Covent Garden area, was on the edge of the Kingsway improvements which would utterly transform the area in the following years.
Wych Street:   Wych Street was a street in London, roughly where Australia House now stands on Aldwych. It ran west from the church of St Clement Danes on the Strand to a point towards the southern end of Drury Lane.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adam Street, WC2R · Addington Street, SE1 · Adelphi Terrace, WC2N · Africa House, WC2B · Agar Street, WC2N · Aldwych, WC2B · Aldwych, WC2B · Arundel Street, WC2R · Atkin Building, WC1R · Attneave Street, EC1R · Australia House, WC2B · Baldwins Gardens, WC1X · Barbon Close, WC1N · Barter Street, WC1A · Bcm Embankment, WC1N · Beaumont Buildings, WC2B · Bedford Chambers, WC2E · Bedford Place, WC1B · Bedford Row, WC1R · Bedford Street, WC2E · Bedford Street, WC2R · Bell Yard, WC2A · Belvedere Road, SE1 · Bernard Street, WC1N · Betterton Street, WC2H · Bloomsbury Place, WC1A · Bloomsbury Square, WC1A · Bloomsbury Square, WC1B · Bloomsbury Way, WC1A · Boswell Street, WC1N · Boswell Street, WC1X · Bow St Covent Garden, WC2E · Bow Street, WC2B · Bow Street, WC2E · Bridge Street, SW1A · Bristol House, WC1B · Broad Court, WC2B · Brownlow Mews, WC1N · Brunswick Centre, WC1N · Brunswick Shopping Centre, WC1N · Brunswick Square, WC1N · Buckingham Street, WC2N · Bull Inn Court, WC2R · Burleigh Street, WC2E · Bury Place, WC1A · Calthorpe Street, WC1X · Cannon Street, WC2N · Carey Street, WC2A · Carriage Hall, WC2E · Carting Lane, WC2R · Catherine Street, WC2B · Catton Street, WC1R · Central Arcade, WC2E · Chancery Lane, WC2A · Chandos Place, WC2N · Chicheley Street, SE1 · Chichester Rents, WC2A · Clare Market, WC2A · Clare Market, WC2E · Clement’s Inn, WC2R · Clements Inn, WC2A · Cockpit Yard, WC1N · Colonnade, WC1N · Compton Place, WC1H · Concert Hall Approach, SE1 · Coptic Street, WC1A · Cosmo Place, WC1B · Cosmo Place, WC1N · Covent Garden Piazza, WC2E · Covent Garden, WC2E · Covent Garden, WC2H · Craven Passage, WC2N · Craven Street, WC2N · Crown Court, WC2B · Dane Street, WC1R · Derby Gate, SW1A · Devereux Court, WC2R · Dombey Street, WC1N · Doon Street, SE1 · Doughty Mews, WC1N · Doughty Street, WC1N · Drury Lane, WC2B · Dryden Street, WC2E · Dudley Court, WC2H · Durham House Street, WC2N · Eagle Street, WC1R · Elm Street, WC1X · Embankment Place, WC2N · Embankment, SW6 · Emerald Street, WC1N · Endell Street, WC2H · Essex Court, EC4Y · Essex Street, WC2R · Exchange Court, WC2R · Exeter Street, WC2E · Exeter Street, WC2R · Field Court, WC1R · Fisher Street, WC1R · Floral Street, WC2E · Foundling Court, WC1N · Fountain Court, EC4Y · Fulwood Place, WC1V · Galen Place, WC1A · Garden Court, EC4Y · Gate Street, WC2A · George Court, WC2N · Gilbert Place, WC1A · Gloucester Road, WC1N · Golden Jubilee Bridge, SE1 · Golden Jubilee Bridge, SW1A · Golden Jubilee Bridge, WC2N · Goodwins Court, WC2N · Gough Street, WC1X · Grays Inn Place, WC1R · Grays Inn Road, N1 · Grays Inn Road, WC1X · Grays Inn Square Chambers, WC1R · Grays Inn Square, WC1R · Grays Inn, WC1X · Great James Street, WC1N · Great Ormond Street, WC1N · Great Queen Street, WC2B · Great Russell Street, WC1A · Great Turnstile, WC1V · Grenville Street, WC1N · Guilford Street, WC1B · Guilford Street, WC1N · Hand Court, WC1V · Handel Street, WC1N · Hanover Place, WC2E · Hardwicke Building, WC2A · Heathcock Court, WC2R · Heathcote Street, WC1N · Henrietta Mews, WC1N · Henrietta Street, WC2E · Herbrand Street, WC1N · High Holborn, WC1V · High Holborn, WC2A · High Holborn, WC2B · Holborn, WC1V · Holsworthy Square, WC1X · Horse Guards Avenue, SW1A · Houghton Square, SW9 · Houghton Street, WC2A · Houghton Street, WC2B · Hungerford House, WC2N · Hunter Street, WC1N · Ivybridge Lane, WC2R · James Street, WC2E · Jenner House, WC1N · Jockeys Fields, WC1R · Johanna Street, SE1 · John Adam Street, WC2N · John Street, WC1N · John’s Mews, WC1N · Johns Mews, WC1N · Jubilee Hall Jubilee Market, WC2E · Jubilee Market Hall Tavistock Court, WC2E · Jubilee Market, WC2E · Kean Street, WC2B · Kemble Street, WC2B · Kenton Street, WC1N · King Street, WC2E · Kings Mews, WC1N · Kingsgate Street, WC1R · Kingsway, WC2A · Kingsway, WC2B · Kirk Street, WC1N · Lamb’s Conduit Passage, WC1R · Lamb’s Conduit Street, WC1N · Lamb’s Mews, N1 · Lambs Conduit Passage, WC1R · Lambs Conduit Street, WC1N · Lamp Office Court, WC1N · Lancaster Place, WC2E · Langley Court, WC2E · Langley Street, WC2H · Langton Close, WC1X · Launcelot Street, SE1 · Leake Street, SE1 · Lincoln’s Inn Fields, WC2A · Lincolns Inn Fields, WC2A · Lion Court, WC1V · Little Essex Street, WC2R · Little Guildford Street · Little Russel Street, WC1A · Little Russell Street, WC1A · Little Turnstile, WC1V · London Silver Vaults, WC2A · Long Acre, WC2E · Long Yard, WC1N · Lower Marsh, SE1 · Macklin Street, WC2B · Maiden Lane, WC2E · Maltravers Street, WC2R · Maple Leaf Walk, SW11 · Marchmont Street, WC1N · Martlett Court, WC2B · Mecklenburgh Place, WC1N · Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N · Mecklenburgh Street, WC1N · Mecklenburgh Street, WC1X · Melbourne Place, WC2B · Mepham Street, SE1 · Milford Lane, WC2R · Millbank, SE1 · Millman Place, WC1N · Millman Street, WC1N · Montague Street, WC1B · Montreal Place, WC2R · Mount Pleasant, WC1X · Mount Plesant, WC1X · Murphy Street, SE1 · Murphy Street, [no · Museum Street, WC1A · Neals Yard, WC1N · New North Street, WC1N · New Oxford Street, WC1A · New Oxford Street, WC2H · New Square Passage, WC2A · New Square, WC2A · Newton Street, WC2B · North East Wing Bush House, WC2B · North Mews, WC1N · North West Wing Bush House, WC2B · Northington Street, WC1N · Northumberland Avenue, WC2N · Nottingham Court, WC2H · Oblique Museum Mansions, WC1B · Odhams Walk, WC2H · Odonnell Court, WC1N · Old Buildings, WC2A · Old Glocester Street, WC1N · Old Gloucester Street, WC1N · Old Glouster Street, WC1N · Old Square, WC2A · Orange Street, WC1R · Orde Hall Street, WC1N · Ormond Close, WC1N · Pakenham Street, WC1X · Parker Mews, WC2B · Parker Street, WC2B · Peabody Trust Estate, SE21 · Peabody Trust Estate, SE24 · Phoenix Place, EC3N · Phoenix Place, WC1X · Pied Bull Court, WC1A · Pied Bull Yard, WC1A · Pooles Buildings, EC1R · Portsmouth Street, WC2A · Portugal Street, WC2A · Powis Place, WC1N · Princeton Street, WC1R · Procter Street, WC1V · Proctor Street, WC1V · Quality Court, WC2A · Queen Annes Square, SE1 · Queen Square, WC1N · Raymond Buildings, WC1R · Red Lion Square, WC1R · Red Lion Street, WC1R · Regent Square, WC1N · Richbell Place, WC1N · Richmond Terrace, SW1A · River Terrace, W6 · Robert Street, WC2N · Roger Street, WC1N · Rolls Passage, EC4A · Rosebery Court, EC1R · Royal Street, SE1 · Rugby Chambers, WC1N · Rugby Street, WC1N · Russell Chambers, WC2E · Russell Street, WC2B · Russell Street, WC2E · Sandland Street, WC1R · Sardinia House, WC2A · Sardinia Street, WC2A · Savoy Court, WC2R · Savoy Hill, WC2R · Savoy Place, WC2N · Savoy Place, WC2R · Savoy Street, WC2E · Savoy Street, WC2R · Savoy Way, WC2R · Secker Street, SE1 · Serle Street, WC2A · Sheffield Street, WC2A · Shelton Street, WC2B · Shelton Street, WC2H · Shops Brunswick Centre, WC1N · Shorts Gardens, WC2H · Sicilian Avenue, WC1A · Silver Vaults, WC2A · Soho Square, WC1A · South Bank, SE1 · South East Wing Bush House, WC2B · South Square, WC1R · South Square, WC1X · Southampton Buildings, WC1V · Southampton Buildings, WC2A · Southampton Place, WC1A · Southampton Row, WC1B · Southampton Row, WC1V · Southampton Street, WC2E · Southampton Street, WC2R · Southbank Centre Square, SE1 · Southbank, SE9 · St Clement’s Passage, WC2A · St Clements Lane, WC2A · St Giles House, WC2B · Staple Inn Buildings North, WC1V · Staple Inn Buildings, WC1V · Star Yard, WC2A · Station Approach, SE1 · Stedham Place, WC1A · Stone Buildings, WC2A · Strand Lane, WC2R · Strand Underpass, WC2R · Strand, WC2A · Strand, WC2B · Strand, WC2N · Strand, WC2R · Stukeley Street, WC2B · Surrey Street, WC2R · Sutton Walk, SE1 · Tavistock Place, WC1H · Tavistock Place, WC1N · Tavistock Street, WC2B · Tavistock Street, WC2E · Temple Pier, WC2R · Temple Place, WC2R · The Arcade, WC2B · The Arches, WC2N · The Australia Centre, WC2B · The Edmund J. Safra Fountain Court, WC2R · The Market Piazza, WC2E · The Market The Piazza, WC2E · The Market, WC2E · The Piazza, WC2E · The Queen’s Steps, SE1 · The Queen’s Walk, SE1 · The Queen’s Walk, WC2R · The Queen’s Walk, SE1 · The Strand, WC2N · The Strand, WC2R · The Studio, SE1 · The Terrace, SW1A · The Tunnel, SE1 · Theobald’s Road, WC1R · Theobalds Road, WC1X · Thomas Neal’s shopping centre, WC2H · Tweezer’s Alley, WC2R · Upper Marsh Street, SE1 · Verulam Buildings, WC1R · Verulam Street, WC1X · Victoria Embankment Gardens, WC2N · Victoria Embankment, SE1 · Victoria Embankment, SW1A · Victoria Embankment, WC2N · Victoria Embankment, WC2R · Victoria House, WC1A · Villiers Street, WC2N · Wakefield St, WC1N · Wakefield Street, WC1N · Warwick Court, WC1R · Water Street, WC2R · Watergate Walk, WC2N · Waterloo Bridge, SE1 · Waterloo Bridge, WC2R · Waterloo Centre, SE1 · Wellington Street, WC2E · Wellington Terrace, W2 · West Central Street, WC1A · Westminster Bridge, SE1 · Westminster Bridge, SW1A · Westminster Pier, SW1A · Whetstone Park, WC2A · Whitehall Court, SW1A · Whitehall Place, SW1A · Whitehouse Apartments, SE1 · Wild Court, WC2B · Wild Street, WC2B · William IV Street, WC2N · Wren Street, WC1X · York Buildings, WC2N · York Place, WC2N · York Road Curve, N1C · York Road, SE1 · Yorkshire Grey Roundabout, SE9 · Yorkshire Grey Yard, WC1R ·
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Central London, north east.
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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.
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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.
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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."
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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
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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.

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