We have published more than 2,400 maps in our series of Old Ordnance Survey Map reprints, including a group in Kent. The maps are highly detailed. They are taken from the OS 1:2,500 (or 25 inch) maps and reduced to about 15 inches to the mile. Each covers an area of a mile and a half by a mile. They show streets with individual houses, tram tracks, railway tracks and even signals, factories, wharves and such details as fountains and water troughs. They will provide hours of fascination for historians and genealogists. The maps are neatly folded and each includes a specially written introduction to the area. Maps can be purchased on our On-line Mapshop where further information about titles is given. Or visit The Index Page for a full list to the series and details of Prices.
Here are the details of maps for Barnehurst & Slades Green:
Although we have called our map Barnehurst, the name scarcely appears on the map. The name was given to the station opened here in the 1890s and was derived from the owner of the May Place Estate, Colonel Barne, who also happened to be Vice-Chairman of the Bexleyheath Railway Co. An estate would later take that name. The map covers the area from Northumberland Heath, in the NW corner, eastward to North End and Perry Street. Barnehurst station is at the west of the map and the Bexleyheath Railway crosses west-east, joining up with the North Kent Line. To extend cover westward we include half of sheet 3.14 on the reverse, and this takes coverage to the River Darent, Dartford Creek and the Crayford Marshes. Features on the maps include Slades Green, Normandy Farm, and other farms; there are also several clay pits with their small tramways.
The map links up with Kent Sheets 3.09 Erith to the north, 2.16 Bexleyheath North to the west and 9.01 Crayford to the south.
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Maps in the Godfrey Edition are taken from the 25 inch to the mile map and reduced to about 15 inches to the mile. For a full list of maps for Kent, return to the South East pageThe Godfrey Edition / firstname.lastname@example.org / 10 Jan 2011