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  LONDON 
 London Maps 

OUTHETT, John. [Town plan of London in 1830]
Laurie's New Plan of London and its Environs, Comprising the New Buildings and Recent Improvements Being an Original Survey by John Outhett. 1830. London: Richard Holmes Laurie, 1830. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 660 x 830mm. Linen backing replaced.
Detailed plan of London, extending to Hyde Park in the west clockwise to Hampstead, Stoke Newington, Hackney Marshes, The East India Docks and the Isle of Dogs, Greenwich, Camberwell and Battersea. Of interest is the development of Chelsea, Belgravia & Pimlico, with the layout of Eaton Square (begun 1827), and the new development of 'Portland Town', houses built for the working classes in what is now St John's Wood. Both Lambeth Bridge and the Thames Tunnel are shown as 'proposed'. The route of 'The London and Greenwich Railway', London's first railway, is marked, three years before it opened. A large circle marks the limit of London's Twopenny Post. HOWGEGO: 283, between states 6 & 7 of 7.
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