Old Ordnance Survey Maps of London

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  • Here are the details of maps for New Cross:

  • London Sheet 104.1 New Cross & Deptford Bridge 1871 - published 2003; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84151-584-7
  • London Sheet 104.2 New Cross & Deptford Broadway 1894 - published 2004; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84151-643-1
  • London Sheet 104.3 New Cross 1914 - published 1985; intro by Richard Martin. ISBn.978-0-85054-047-5

    The three versions of this map show how the area developed across the years, becoming more built up. The maps each cover the same area (despite varying titles) stretching from Pomery St and Nunhead Junction eastward to Deptford Bridge; from Deptford station southward to Penmartin Road. Features include New Cross, New Cross Gate, Brockley Lane, St John's, Deptford and Nunhead stations; New Cross railway works; Aske's Hatcham schools; tramways; Deptford Brewery; Goldsmiths College; Royal Naval School; Hatcham Works. Churches include St James New Cross, St Mary Magdalene, St John's Lewisham Rd, St Peter's Wickham Rd. Roads on the 1871 map include part of Deptford High Street, New Cross Rd, Lewisham High Rd, Queens Rd, Wickham Rd. Many other roads appear on the later maps as they are built.

    The map links up with Sheets 91 Deptford North to the north, 103 Peckham to the west, 105 Blackheath to the east and 118 Brockley to the south.


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