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Plan of lands in the vicinity of the River Thames between Pimlico, Chelsea Hospital, and the Penitentiary at Millbank

Plan of lands in the vicinity of the River Thames between Pimlico, Chelsea Hospital, and the Penitentiary at Millbank

Copyist: Nelson, J.

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1827

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 10.23

Item number: 23

Length: 572

Width: 686

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale description: ca. 3 3/4" : 1000 Feet

Surveyor: Potter, Peter

This plan of the parishes of Chelsea and St George, Hanover Square, shows the reservoirs of the Chelsea Water Company and the Ranelagh and Scholars Pond sewers. The note at lower left explains that the drawing is taken from the general plan of the district's sewers made by Peter Potter in 1815. Also shown in the plan are the Ranelagh Gardens, near Chelsea Hospital, which was last licensed as a place of public resort in 1804.

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