Old Ordnance Survey Town Plans of London

  • These highly detailed maps, at a scale of 1:1760 or a Yard to the Mile, cover parts of central London in exceptional detail. They are available through our On-line Mapshop

  • Here are the details of the map for the north Shadwell area:

  • London Large Scale Sheet 07.68 Shadwell & Commercial Road 1873-94 - published 2024. Intro by Pamela Taylor. ISBN.978-1-78721-713-3

    This very detailed map covers north Shadwell and the largely residential area either side of Commercial Road. It is double-sided, with the 1873 map on one side and a reduced version of the 1894 map on the area. We also include an introduction to the history of the area.

    Features (from 1871 map) include Commercial Road area, London & Blackwall railway with Shadwell station, Cable Street (at foot of map), St Andrew's Chapel, Wycliffe Chapel, Post Office, Christ Church, St Mary & St Michael's RC Chapel, St Mary's church, St John the Evangelist's church, Patent Rope Manufactory, Vestry Hall, etc. Churches and some other public buildings have interiors mapped.

    The map links up with sheet 7.67 Aldgate to the west and 7.58 Whitechapel to the north.

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