Old Ordnance Survey Maps of London

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  • Here are the details of maps for Gospel Oak:

  • London Sheet 28.2 Gospel Oak 1894 - published 2003; intro by Alan A Jackson. ISBN.978-1-84151-504-5
  • London Sheet 28.3 Gospel Oak 1912 - published 1990; intro by Wendy Cawthorne. ISBN.978-0-85054-277-6

    The two versions of this map show how the area developed across the years. The maps each cover the same area, stretching from Lismore Circus and Parliament Hill eastward to Yerbury Road and Carleton Road. The area known as Gospel Oak is in the SW area of the map, Turnell Park is to the east, and Dartmouth Park further north. These areas are heavily built up but the NW quarter of the map is more open, including part of Parliament Hill and Highgate Ponds. Features on the map incl much railway information with Gospel Oak, Highgate Road, Junction Road and Upper Holloway stations, locomotive sheds, junctions; also tramways, electric generating station. Streets include Fortress Road, Junction Road, Mansfield Road, York Rise, Brecknock Road, Highgate Road, Dartmouth Park Hill and countless others. The maps include selected street directories extracts; the 1894 map also has a timetable for the 'Outer Circle' line in 1897.

    The map links up with Sheets 19 Highgate to the north, 27 Hampstead to the west, 29 Upper Holloway to the east, 38 Kentish Town to the south.


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