Original Victorian City Street Plans OXFORD & CAMBRIDGE
Type: Street Plan
Title: Cambridge (on the one half), Oxford (on the other)
Size overall: 510x345mm (20x13.5inches) approx.
Printing Method: Lithograph.
Provenance: Edited and Published by George W. Bacon FRGS., Agent by Appointment for the Ordnance Maps, 127 Strand. London 1891.
Cambridge: This street plan covers about 2.75x2 miles approx, from The Observatory and Huntingdon Road in the North West across to The Pound and Stourbridge Fair Green in the North East and from Stone Bridge and Wimpole road in the South West, across to Malta road in the South East.
There are lists titled Colleges, Churches, Chapels, Schools, Public Buildings, Museums and Libraries, and Alms Houses etc to the sides of the plan. Some of the streets, houses, colleges and places of interest named on the map include:
Huntingdon Road, Benson Road, Foundry Road, Bermuda Road, County Jail, Castle Hill, Lock And Bridge Tollhouse, Mary Street, Chesterton Road, Cambridge Sluice, Fairy Path, Manor House, Vicarage, Back Lane, Chesterton Union, Bowling Green, Chesterton Sluice, Stourbridge Fair Green, The Pound, Water Street
Toll Bar, Garlic Row, Brick Kiln Lane, Gasworks On River Lane, Cutter Ferry, Butts Green, Midsummer Common, St Magdalen's Manor House, Bridge Street, Pythagoras Schools (Ruins), St John's Cricket Ground, Bandy Leg Walk, Church Farm, St Neots Road
St John's New Farm, Love Lane, Trinity College Cricket Ground, Burrells Walk, Kings Bridge, Clare Hall, Trinity Bridge, St Mary Street, Green Street, Market Street, Downing Street, Park Terrace, Clarendon Street, Melbourne Street, Prospector Row Tennis Court, Adam And Eve Rowe, Reive, Schoolhouse Lane, Brewhouse Lane, Corpus Christi College Estate, York St, Ainsworth Street.
Catherine Street, Sedwich Street, Cavendish Road, Easton Street, Kingston Street, Union Workhouse, Millstreet, Cross Street, New Jail, University Sports And Cricket Ground , Hyde Park Corner, Scrope House, Newnham Mill, Miel, Newnham Ladies College, Caius College Cricket Ground, Stone Bridge, Wimpole Road, Croft Lodge, Croft Street, Crime Chester Street, Gravel Pit Lane, The Leys Wesleyan College , Norwich Street Bateman Street Huron Road, Cambridge Place, Station Road, Stone Cross, Weighing Machine, The Hills Road, Hoop Hotel, Lion Hotel, Eagle Hotel, The Bull Hotel, University Arms.
Oxford: This street plan covers about 2.75x2.2miles from Osney Town West, across to Park Town and Benson Place in the NE; across to Headington Hill Park in the SE.
There is a list of Churches, Halls, and Colleges etc. To the sides of the plan. Places of interest, streets etc named on the map include:
Longworth Rd, Leckworth Rd, St Marys Home, Crick Road, Norham Gardens, University Park And Observatory, St Giles St, Adelaide St, Observatory St, St Barnabas, Cardigan Street, Victor St, Nelson St, Worcester College Pond, Professors House, Blue Coat School, New Inn Hall, Town Hall And Post Office, County Gaol, The Theatre, Star Hotel, Mitre Hotel, Angel Hotel, Tennis Court, Masonic Hall, Police Station, Magdalen Water Walks, Rose Lane, Holywell Mill, Paradise Square, Infants School.
Colleges: Worcester, St John's, Trinity, Balliol, Wadham, Jesus Exeter, Lincoln, Brasenose, All Souls, New, Queens, Magdalen, University, Corpus Christi, Oriel, Christ Church, Pembroke, Hartford, Keble, Kings Hall
And many more.
PLEASE NOTE: The maps are very detailed, and I try to reflect this when I write my descriptions; there may be a few typo errors! so if you are looking for a particular street, house, farm or place, please ask us to verify its presence before buying. Should you be looking for a particular farm, public house or similar - please ask (give us a nearby large town to work from). A digital copy of the provenance is available if requested on completion of purchase of this map.
This is an original antique map from the date stated and not a later reproduction.
It is suitable for framing. It measures overall 510x345mm (20x13.5inches) approx. including borders. It comprises two street plans on one sheet; the printed area of the Cambridge plan measures 220x305cm and the Oxford 245x305cm. It has an as published fold to the centre of the sheet which has two small splits to border ends. It originally would have been in an atlas, edge mounted so as to avoid damage to the map, and not stapled. There is a tiny crease/tear to border edge (not affecting map). There is a little age yellowing. This item will be packaged in a tube and sent Royal Mail Small Parcels. P&P etc is charged at cost; eBay take a 10% final value fee on our postage charges. IMPORTANT This postal service does not include tracking; if tracking is required please contact me for prices.
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