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 Middlesex 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 Catford:

  • London Sheet 129.2 Catford & Hither Green 1894 - published 2007; intro by John Coulter. ISBN.978-1-84151-976-0
  • London Sheet 129.3 Catford 1914 - published 1992; intro by Adrian Prockter. ISBN.978-0-85054-505-0

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area developed across the years. It covers an area stretching from Rushey Green and Bromley Road eastward to St Mildred's Road and Hither Green Cemetery; from Davenport Road southward to Hazelbank Road. It covers the southern parts of Lewisham, eastern Catford, and the serried streets of Hither Green. There is a long stretch of the SE&C railway on the map but no stations. Features include Lewisham Town Hall, Ravensbourne Preserve Works, tramways, Hither Green Cemetery, Park Hospital. Churches include St Laurence Catford, St Andrew's Hither Green, St Mildred's. Streets on the 1914 map include Verdant Lane, Brownhill Road, Inchmery Road, Hither Green Lane and many more. On the 1894 version much of the area is still open countryside.

    The map links up with Sheets 119 Lewisham to the north, 128 Forest Hill to the west, 130 Mottingham to the east and 170 Southend Village to the south.


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