The overlays that highlight 17th century London features are approximate and derived from Wenceslaus Hollar’s maps:

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3 Annotations

First Reading

Patrick  •  Link

As mentioned in the annotations, The above isn't the same Broad Street. Broad Street used to exist in Lambeth covering the river end of what is now Black Prince Road, the other end used to be Princes Road. It changed sometime between 1920ish and 1940ish.

Second Reading

San Diego Sarah  •  Link

Broad Street -- Pepys often visited this wide road in the City as Capt. Cocke lived here and it also contained the Excise Office and African House. After 1664, the office and residence of the Navy Treasurer, Sir George Carteret was also here. In the 1660's Broad Street included what's Fig Street on the 1746 map running NE from Threadneedle St. and not just its extension beyond Throgmorton St.

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