Old Ordnance Survey Maps of London

  • These detailed maps maps normally cover an area of about one and a half miles by one mile. Each map includes an introduction. The London maps link up with those for Essex to form a major series for the Greater London area. They are available through our On-line Mapshop

  • Here are the details of maps for west Walthamstow:

  • London Sheet 14.1 Walthamstow West 1894 - published 2010; intro by Alan Godfrey. Partly coloured. ISBN.978-1-84784-432-3
  • London Sheet 14.2 Walthamstow West 1913 - published 1988; intro by Jonathan Evans. ISBN.978-0-85054-206-6
  • London Sheet 14.3 Walthamstow West 1936 - published 2016; intro by Tony Kirby. ISBN.978-1-84784-969-4

    We have published three versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. Note that the 1894 version is partly colour printed; see our Sept 2010 Newsletter.

    The map covers the western part of Walthamstow, with coverage stretching from the River Lea Navigation and Ferry Boat Inn eastward to Colebrook Road and Brookdale Road; and from Shakespeare Road, Higham Hill southward to St James Street station.

    Features include railway, incl Blackhorse Road station; tramways, several reservoirs, Tottenham Lock, Ferry Boat inn, busy western area of Walthamstow and industries off Blackhorse Lane.

    The map links up with Sheets 9 Tottenham Marsh to the north, 13 Tottenham to the west, 15 Walthamstow East to the east, and 22 Walthamstow Marshes to the south.


    Follow this link for a list of our maps for the London Borough of Waltham Forest, or here for a complete list of our London maps .

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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 England, return to the England page.

    Alan Godfrey Maps, Prospect Business Park, Leadgate, Consett, Co Durham, DH8 7PW / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 17 May 2016