Plan of the Thames Haven Tide Dock and Railway 1840 (1840)

Plan of the Thames Haven Tide Dock and Railway

Published: 1840

Date: 1840

Plan of the Thames Haven Tide Dock and Railway. A lithographed map published by Coventry of London circa 1840. On folding linen size 72 by 48 cm. Map covers an area from London to the Thames Estuary, north to Harwich and south to Folkestone and the French coast. The part of Essex south of the Eastern Counties Railway is shown in detail as is the north coast of Kent. The Thames Haven Railway line is shown running from its planned junction near Romford to the dock. To the bottom of the map is a vignette with a birds-eye view of the intended dock, 1000 feet by 800 and of two planned closed docks for colliers and merchandise. The Science Museum and the Kew National Archives have the map in their collections map but no other copy seems to be for sale.

Illustrated
Map and vignette

Condition
Good

£125

Offered by Arthur Hook