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A MAP OF MEDIEVAL LONDON
THE CITY, WESTMINSTER AND SOUTHWARK 1:2.500
The map covers the same geographical extent as the map of Tudor London and at the same scale (our standard scale of 1:2500), and also shows Westminster about 1290. On the reverse of the map we show Lambeth at the same period the Archbishop of Canterbury's London home had been established by them, along with a small community to service it. The map is based on the map of London c.1270 which appeared in the Atlas of London up to 1520, but completely revised to take into account the many discoveries archaeological and historical that have been made over the past 35 years. Every item on the source map has been reviewed and many changes made. We have also shown new features such as the water pipes and conduits which brought 'sweet' water to the City; vineyards and orchards; and the new works at the Tower being built by Edward I. The team of historians working on the map is led by Professors Caroline Barron and Vanessa Harding with contributions by Professor Martha Carlin on Southwark, Dr Nick Holder on the religious houses and Tim Tatton-Brown on Westminster and Lambeth.