Old Ordnance Survey Maps of the London Borough of Bexley
These detailed maps normally cover an area of about one and a half miles by one mile. Each map includes an introduction.
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Here are the details of maps for Bexleyheath:
Kent Sheet 8.04a Bexley Heath 1862 - published 1994; intro by Malcolm Barr-Hamilton. ISBN.978-0-85054-270-7
Kent Sheet 8.04b Bexleyheath 1908 - published 2018; intro by Pamela Taylor. ISBN.978-1-78721-196-4
We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. Note that in the 1860s the town was still called Bexley Heath;
the name Bexleyheath came later in the century.
Coverage extends from Crook Log and Upton Lane eastward to Gravel Hill and a little beyond. Features (taken from the busier 1908 version) include the main Watling Street with
individual buildings neatly shown, tramways and depot, Warren Wood, Foresters Asylum, Christ Church, High Elms, Council Offices, Chieveley Lodge,
The Mount, Upton area, Red House, Trinity Chapel, cemetery, etc.
The map links up with Kent Sheets 2.16 Bexleyheath North to the north, 9.01 Crayford to the east, 8.08 Bexley to the south.
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The Godfrey Edition / email@example.com / 30 November 2018