Scratchwood

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It was the former name of the London Gateway Services, named after woodland lying between the present M1 and A1.

One of the apocryphal stories of London is that the guns of HMS Belfast, moored next to City Hall, are trained on Stratchwood Services.

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VIEW THE SCRATCHWOOD 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 SCRATCHWOOD 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 SCRATCHWOOD 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 SCRATCHWOOD 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 SCRATCHWOOD AREA IN THE 1900s
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Edgwarebury:   Edgwarebury lies to the north of Edgware.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Aldridge Avenue, HA8 · Atlas Crescent, HA8 · Bellamy Close, HA8 · Burrell Close, HA8 · Bushfield Crescent, HA8 · Kingsley Court, HA8 · Knightswood Close, HA8 · London Gateway Service Area, HA8 · London Gateway Service Area, NW7 · Luther Close, HA8 · Meadfield, HA8 · Moray Close, HA8 · Pentland Avenue, HA8 · Rannoch Close, HA8 · Springwood Crescent, HA8 · Springwood Cresent, HA8 · Warrens Shawe Lane, HA8 · Warrens Shawe Lane, NW7 ·


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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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