Old Ordnance Survey Maps of London

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  • Here are the details of maps for Acton Town:

  • London Sheet 57.1 Acton Town & Ealing Common 1864 - published 1990; intro by Pamela Taylor. ISBN.978-0-85054--346-9
  • London Sheet 57.2 Ealing Common & West Acton 1894 - published 2005; intro by Jonathan Oates. ISBN.978-1-84151-799-5
  • London Sheet 57.4 Ealing Common & West Acton 1934 - published 2007; intro by Jonathan Oates. ISBN.978-1-84784-082-0

    We have published three versions of this map, showing how the area developed across the years. All maps show the same area, in great detail, including indivdual houses. Coverage stretches from Haven Lane Ealing eastward to Myrtle Road Acton. The eastern part of Ealing is shown, including St Matthew's church, Ealing Common, Ealing Common & West Acton station, Hanger Hill Farm, Hanger Vale; the western part of Acton is also shown, features here including Springfield Park, Steyne Mills, The Elms, The Steyne, The Lodge, Churchfield Road West, Horn Lane. The earlier map shows the area before the railway arrived, when much of the map was rural.

    The 1894 map includes a selection of street directory entries on the reverse, including Chaucer Road, Grange Park/Road, Hamilton Road, Horn Lane, Inglis Road, Madeley Road, North Common Road, Spencer Road, Steyne Road. On the reverse of the 1864 map we include five-foot plan 6.61 (reduced to 24" to the mile) covering the area around Hamilton Road and the north part of Ealing Common in 1891. On the reverse of the 1934 map we include a selection of street directory entries.

    The map links up with London Sheets 56 Ealing to the west, 58 East Acton to the east, 71 South Acton to the south and Middlesex Sheet16.05 Hanger Hill to the north.

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