Baynton-Williams Gallery: Fine Antiquarian Maps and Prints

Ogilby London to Hith

Ogilby London to Hith
Photographed through glass
John Ogilby.
[20.] The Road from London to Hith.
[London, 1675.]
Engraving with good later colouring. Framed.  320 x 470mm. 
The complete route, from Cornhill, over London Bridge, East Peckham, New Cross, Eltham, Foots Cray, Farningham; at Kingsdown the road divides, the northern route going to Crossley, Aylesford, and north of Maidstone, the southern route going through Wrotham and Maidstone and then rejoining the northern route, passing Leeds Castle to Ashford and Hythe. It was published in the first printed atlas of road maps, Ogilby's 'Britannia', first state, before the number added.

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