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The 1807 Hyatt map
Credit: British Library

William Hyett produced an amazingly accurate map of the London countryside in 1807, using just pen and paper.

An interior decorator with royal patronage, Frederick Crace amassed some 1200 printed and hand-drawn maps charting the development of the city and its immediate vicinity from around 1570 to 1860.

A couple of these maps date from 1807 as William Hyett put pen and ink to paper and draw a remarkable accurate view of the than countryside around north and west London.

The individual settlements that make up this area of London are shown by red blocks, with boundary lines indicating the fields separating them. Shading and soft interlining indicate relief, neatly illustrated at Primrose Hill, the summit of which is left bare. The barracks at the edge of Hyde Park are illustrated at the very bottom of the map.

Please note that this map is only available at this zoom level - i.e. zooming in or out changes to a different set of mapping - this is in our special mapping section. Just in case you think things are acting a little weirdly.

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Marylebone

Marylebone - so good they named it once but pronounced it seven different ways.

Marylebone is an area in the City of Westminster North of Oxford Street and South of Regents Park. Edgware Road forms the Western boundary. Portland Place forms the eastern boundary with the area known as Fitzrovia.

Marylebone gets its name from a church, called St Mary's, that was built on the bank of a small stream or bourne called the Tyburn. The church and the surrounding area later became known as St Mary at the bourne, which over time became shortened to its present form Marylebone.

Today the area is mostly residential with a stylish High Street. It is also notable for its Arab population on its far western border around Edgware Road.

Marylebone station, opened in 1899, is the youngest of London's mainline terminal stations, and also one of the smallest, having opened with half the number of platforms originally planned.

Originally the London terminus of the ill-fated Great Central Main Line, it now serves as the terminus of the Chiltern Main Line route.

The underground station is served by the Bakerloo Line, opening on 27 March 1907 by the Baker Street and Waterloo Railway under the name Great Central (following a change from the originally-intended name Lisson Grove). It was renamed Marylebone in 1917.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Edgware Road:   Edgware Road station was part of the world's first underground railway when it was opened as part of the Metropolitan Railway between Paddington and Farringdon on 1 October 1863.
Marylebone:   Marylebone - so good they named it once but pronounced it seven different ways.
Orchard Court:   Orchard Court is an apartment block off of Portman Square in London. Known in French as Le Verger, it was used during the Second World War as the London base of F section of the Special Operations Executive (SOE).
Paddington Green Children’s Hospital:   The Paddington Green Children’s Hospital opened in August 1883.
St Mary’s Hospital, London:   St Mary’s Hospital is a hospital in Paddington, founded in 1845.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adpar Street, W2 · Ashland House, W1U · Ashland Place, W1U · Ashmill Street, NW1 · Aybrook Street, W1U · Baker Street, W1U · Bakers Mews, W1U · Balcombe Street, NW1 · Balderton Flats, W1K · Balderton Street, W1K · Barrett Street, W1U · Beaumont Mews, W1G · Beaumont Street, W1G · Bentinck Mansions, W1U · Bentinck Mews, W1U · Bentinck Street, W1U · Bird Street, W1U · Blandford Street, W1U · Boston Place, NW1 · Bouverie Place, W2 · Braithwaite Tower, W2 · Broadstone Place, W1U · Bryanston Square, W1G · Bulstrode Place, W1U · Bulstrode Street, W1U · Cavendish Square, W1G · Cavendish Street, W1G · Chandos Street, W1G · Church Street, W2 · Clarendon Terrace, W9 · Crompton Street, W2 · Cross Keys Close, W1U · Cumberland Gate, W1C · Cuthbert Street, W2 · Deans Mews, W1G · Devonshire Mews West, W1G · Devonshire Place Mews, W1G · Devonshire Place, W1G · Devonshire Street, W1G · Duchess Mews, W1G · Duchess Street, W1W · Duke Street, W1K · Duke Street, W1U · Dukes Mews, W1U · Edgware Road, W2 · Edward House, W2 · Fair Road, W1B · Fitzhardinge House, W1H · Fitzhardinge Street, W1H · George Street, W1U · Granville Place, W1H · Green Street, W1K · Hallam Street, W1W · Harbet Road, W2 · Harcourt House, W1G · Harley Place, W1G · Harley St Underground Car Park, W1G · Harley Street, W1 · Harley Street, W1G · Harmont House, W1G · Henrietta Place, W1G · Hertford House, W1U · Hinde Mews, W1U · Hinde Street, W1U · Holmes Place, W1U · Jacobs Well Mews, W1U · James Street, W1U · Jason Court, W1U · Junction Mews, W2 · Kent House, W1B · Lees Place, W1K · Linhope Street, NW1 · Lowstock Road, W1U · Lumley Street, W1K · Luxborough Towers, W1U · Macmillan House, W2 · Manchester Mews, W1U · Manchester Square, W1U · Manchester Street, W1U · Mandeville Place, W1U · Mansfield Street, W1G · Margaret Street, W1G · Marylebone High Street, W1G · Marylebone High Street, W1U · Marylebone Lane, W1U · Marylebone Mews, W1G · Marylebone Street, W1G · Marylebone, NW1 · Miles Buildings, NW1 · Milford House, W1G · Moxon Street, W1U · New Cavendish Street, W1 · New Cavendish Street, W1G · North Audley Street, W1K · North Row, W1K · North Wharf Road, W2 · Orchard Street, W1H · Ossington Buildings, W1U · Paddington Green, W2 · Paddington Station, W2 · Penfold Street, NW1 · Picton Place, W1U · Portland Place, W1B · Portman Mews South, W1H · Portman Square, W1 · Portman Street, W1H · Princess Louise Close, W2 · Quadrant Arcade, W1B · Queen Anne Mews, W1G · Queen Anne Street, W1G · Rainsford Street, W2 · Red Place, W1K · Robert Adam Street, W1U · Sale Place, W2 · Seymour Mews, W1H · Shepards Place, W1K · Shepherds Place, W1K · South Wharf Road, W2 · Spanish Place, W1U · St Christophers House, W1U · St Christophers Place, W1U · St Marys Mansions, W2 · St Marys Medical School, W2 · St Marys Terrace, W2 · St Michaels Street, W2 · Star Street, W2 · Station Concourse, W2 · Stratford Place, W1C · Thayer Street, W1U · Upper Harley Street, NW1 · Upper Wimpole Street, W1G · Vere Street, W1G · Walden House, W1U · Waverley Court, W1G · Welbeck Street, W1G · Welbeck Way, W1G · Westmoreland Street, W1G · Weymouth Mews, W1G · Weymouth Street, W1G · Weymouth Street, W1W · Wheatley Street, W1G · Wigmore Place, W1U · Wigmore Street, W1H · Wigmore Street, W1U · Wimpole Street, W1G ·


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