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 Kensington:

  • London Sheet 74.1 Kensington 1871 - published 1988; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-0-85054-164-9
  • London Sheet 74.2 Kensington 1894 - published 1983, 2nd Ed 1986; intro by Brian Curle & Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-0-85054-074-1
  • London Sheet 74.3 Kensington 1914 - published 1996; intro by Pamela Taylor. ISBN.978-0-85054-851-8

    We have published three versions of this map, showing how the area developed across the years. The maps each cover the same area, stretching from Hornton Street to Cadogan Square, from Kensington Palace southward to Harrington Road. The Royal Albert Hall is in the centre of the map and other major features include The Serpentine, Natural History Museum, Brompton Road, Imperial Institute, Cromwell Road, Hyde Park Barracks; South Kensington, Gloucester Road and Kensington High St stations; Victoria & Albert Museum; St Margaret & St John's Workhouse; Royal Horticultural Gardens (on 1871 map), Kensington Gardens, Kensington Palace, Knightsbridge. The Kensington 1894 map was our first ever title in London.

    The map links up with London Sheets 60 Paddington to the north, 73 Holland Park to the west, 75 Westminster to the east and 87 Chelsea to the south.


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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.

    Alan Godfrey Maps, Prospect Business Park, Leadgate, Consett, Co Durham, DH8 7PW / godfreyedition@btinternet.com / 27 August 2011