Old Ordnance Survey Map, Sheet 107 - N.E. London & Epping Forest, 1925: Brentwood, Romford, West Ham, Enfield, Finchley
Old Ordnance Survey Map, Sheet 107 - N.E. London & Epping Forest, 1925: Brentwood, Romford, West Ham, Enfield, Finchley
Old Ordnance Survey Map, Sheet 107 - N.E. London & Epping Forest, 1925: Brentwood, Romford, West Ham, Enfield, Finchley

Old Ordnance Survey Map, Sheet 107 - N.E. London & Epping Forest, 1925: Brentwood, Romford, West Ham, Enfield, Finchley

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This old Ordnance Survey map, Sheet 107 - N.E. London & Epping Forest, is a fascinating piece of cartographic history from the renowned One-inch "Popular" edition, England and Wales, published in 1925. The map showcases the northeastern part of London, including the sprawling Epping Forest, along with several significant towns and cities such as Brentwood, Romford, West Ham, Enfield, and Finchley.

What makes this map particularly intriguing is its depiction of the region during the early 20th century, offering a glimpse into the past and allowing you to explore how the area has evolved over time. While some modern cities may not be featured on this map, it presents an opportunity to discover earlier names of certain locations, adding an exciting element of historical discovery to your exploration.

N.E.London & Epping Forest, depicted on this map, is situated within the historic county of Essex. This region has witnessed significant changes throughout history, and this map provides a unique perspective on its development.

Notable Settlements and Features:

  • Brentwood: A historic town with a rich heritage, known for its timber-framed buildings and the magnificent Brentwood Cathedral.
  • Romford: A bustling market town, renowned for its vibrant shopping district and historic market dating back to the 13th century.
  • West Ham: Home to the famous West Ham United Football Club, this area boasts a proud sporting tradition and a vibrant community.
  • Enfield: A historic town with a royal connection, Enfield is home to Enfield Palace, a former residence of the Tudor monarchs.
  • Finchley: A suburban area known for its leafy surroundings and historical sites, including the 16th-century St. Mary-at-Finchley Church.

Notable Boundaries, Rivers, and Natural Features:

  • River Lea: Flowing through the region, the River Lea offers picturesque views and has played a significant role in the area's history, serving as a vital trade route.
  • Epping Forest: A vast ancient woodland, Epping Forest is a designated area of natural beauty, providing a tranquil escape from the bustling city.
  • High Beech: Located within Epping Forest, High Beech is a charming village known for its picturesque landscapes and traditional English pubs.

Historical Events (within 20 years before 1925):

  • Suffragette Movement: The suffragette movement advocating for women's right to vote gained momentum in the early 20th century. Several suffragette rallies and demonstrations took place in London, including the northeastern region depicted on this map.
  • World War I: The devastating impact of World War I was felt across the country, including this region. The map provides a historical context to understand the area's involvement in the war effort and the subsequent changes it brought to the landscape.

Immerse yourself in the rich history and captivating cartography of this Old Ordnance Survey map, Sheet 107 - N.E.London & Epping Forest, 1925. Whether you are a history enthusiast, a cartography collector, or simply looking for a unique and visually appealing piece to adorn your wall, this map offers a remarkable journey into the past.

Please double check the images to make sure that a specific town or place is shown on this map. You can also get in touch and ask us to check the map for you.

This map looks great at all sizes: 12x16in (30.5x41cm), 18x24in (45.5x61cm), 16x20in (40.5x51cm), 24x36in (61x91.5cm), 30x40in (76x101.5cm), 37x50in (94x127cm), 45x60in (114x152.5cm) and 52x70in (132x178cm), but it looks even better when printed large.

I can create beautiful, large prints of this map up to 90in (229cm). Please get in touch if you're looking for larger, customised or different framing options.

The model in the listing images is holding the 18x24in (45.5x61cm) version of this map.

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The labels on this map are very small at 12x16in (30.5x41cm). The map is still very attractive, but you may struggle to read the smallest letters. Please buy a larger map if it's important to be able to read the map easily.

If you’re looking for something slightly different, check out my main collection of UK and Ireland maps.

Please contact me to check if a certain location, landmark or feature is shown on this map.

This would make a wonderful birthday, Christmas, Father's Day, work leaving, anniversary or housewarming gift for someone from the areas covered by this map.

This map is available as a giclée print on acid free archival matte paper, or you can buy it framed. The frame is a nice, simple black frame that suits most aesthetics. Please get in touch if you'd like a different frame colour or material. My frames are glazed with super-clear museum-grade acrylic (perspex/acrylite), which is significantly less reflective than glass, safer, and will always arrive in perfect condition.

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I use a unique process to restore my maps that is massively time consuming and labour intensive. Hunting down the original maps can take months. I use state of the art and eye-wateringly expensive technology to scan and restore the maps. As a result, I guarantee my maps are a cut above the rest - that's why I can offer a no-quibble refund.

Almost all of my maps look amazing at large sizes (200cm, 6.5ft+) and I can frame and deliver them to you as well, via special oversized courier. Contact me to discuss your specific needs.

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