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Section from North to South of the River Thames with the Borings on each side of the River and the Line of the Commercial Arch Way from Limehouse to Rotherhithe

Section from North to South of the River Thames with the Borings on each side of the River and the Line of the Commercial Arch Way from Limehouse to Rotherhithe

Surveyor: Alexander

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1803

Shelfmark: Maps Crace XVIII

Item number: 21

Length: 279

Width: 711

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale ratio: 1" : 45 Feet (1 : 540)

Map scale description: 4'' : 60 Yards

This level section of the river Thames between Rotherhithe and Limehouse was produced for a feasibility study of a tunnel under the Thames. The drawing reports the geological survey of the riverbanks and sounding of the waters with the proposed tunnel indicated by the area shaded under the riverbed.

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