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IMPROVED PLAN of the Termination of the GRAND JUNCTION CANAL at PADDINGTON With the Intended New Streets on the Estates of the Bishop of London

IMPROVED PLAN of the Termination of the GRAND JUNCTION CANAL at PADDINGTON With the Intended New Streets on the Estates of the Bishop of London

Draughtsman: Anonymous

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1799

Shelfmark: Maps.Crace XIV

Item number: 11

Length: 292

Width: 533

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale ratio: 1 Inch : 400 Feet (1 : 4800)

Map scale description: 2 1/2 '' : 1000 Feet

The old course of the canal is indicated in blue. The improvements to the canal included: three new wharfs with enclosed reservoirs, at "A"; a service reservoir, at "B"; the enlargement of the canal by Arrow Road to allow barges to dock, at "C"; and a new basin for leisure boats, at "D". Also noted are three-and-a-half acres of land claimed by a Mr White, indicated by the letter "E".

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