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Plan of the Parish of PADDINGTON in the County of Middlesex 4

Plan of the Parish of PADDINGTON in the County of Middlesex 4

Surveyor: Gutch, George

Medium: Engraving, coloured

Date: 1824

Shelfmark: Maps.Crace XIV

Item number: 4

Length: 279

Width: 419

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 1" : 800 Feet (1 : 9600)

Map scale description: 1 1/4" : 1000 Feet or 1" 3/4 : 40 Chains

The title, imprint and compass rose of this plan appear at top right with scale bars at the foot of the plate. It is accompanied by handwritten note with key to land acquired by the Grand Junction Canal Company from the Bishop of London(depicted in red) with the proposed new roads into the Bishop's estate. These roads are represented by a brown double-dotted line and were added by the surveyor Ralph Samuel Cockrell. With Cockrell's additions, this plan was presented to the Commissioners of Sewers for consultation on the best way to lay out a sewage and draining system in the area.

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