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 Snaresbrook:

  • London Sheet 16a Snaresbrook 1894 - published 1998; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84151-021-7
  • London Sheet 16b Snaresbrook 1939 - published 1998; intro by Isobel Watson. ISBN.978-1-84784-958-8

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years.

    The maps cover the area from Snaresbrook station northward to George Lane station, from Woodford Road eastward to Roding Lane and St Swithins. Features include the Infant Orphan Asylum, a stretch of the GER (now Central Line) railway, Merchants Seamen's Orphan Asylumn, Holy Trinity church, Nightingale Place, River Roding, Eagle Pond, Hermon Hill, Wanstead Hall, and south Woodford around George Lane and Maybank Road. Each map includes extracts from an early directory.

    The map links up with Sheets 15 Walthamstow East to the west, 24 Wanstead to the south, and with Essex Sheet 78.02 Woodford to the north.


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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.
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