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VIEW THE LANCASTER GATE AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE LANCASTER GATE AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE LANCASTER GATE AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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VIEW THE LANCASTER GATE AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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VIEW THE LANCASTER GATE AREA IN THE 1900s
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Lancaster Gate

Lancaster Gate is a mid-nineteenth century development in the Bayswater district of west central London, immediately to the north of Kensington Gardens.

Lancaster Gate is comprised of two long terraces of houses overlooking the park, with a wide gap between them which opens onto a square containing a church. Further terraces back onto the pair overlooking the park and loop around the square. The terraces are stuccoed and are in an eclectic classical style featuring English baroque details and French touches.

Lancaster Gate stands alongside Hyde Park Gardens as one of the two grandest of the 19th century housing schemes lining the northern side of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. The development was planned in 1856-7 and construction took at least ten years. The terraces overlooking the park were designed by Sancton Wood and those around the square by John Johnson. The exteriors are largely complete, with just a couple of 20th century infills, but many of the interiors have been reconstructed behind the facades. Many of the properties are still in residential use and command very high prices. Others are used as embassies, offices, or hotels.

For many years the headquarters of The Football Association were located in Lancaster Gate and the term was often used to refer to the organisation, but it has now relocated to Soho Square.

The name Lancaster Gate also refers to a nearby gate of Kensington Gardens.

Lancaster Gate tube station was opened on 30 July 1900 by the Central London Railway (now the Central line). The original station building was typical of the work of the line's original architect Harry Bell Measures. It was demolished and a new surface building constructed as part of the development above in 1968. The development was designed by T P Bennett & Son as an office block but converted soon after into a hotel. In 2004-05 the lower floors of the hotel were re-clad in white stone to a design by Eric Parry Architects.

The station is within walking distance of Paddington station, providing a convenient interchange between the Central line and the mainline station, although this is not highlighted on the Underground map but conveniently made known by the automatic announcement just before leaving the lifts at street level.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albert Memorial:   
Ark King Solomon Academy:   Academy sponsor led (All through) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Ark Paddington Green Primary Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Bayard’s Bridge:   Bayard’s Bridge took the Uxbridge Road over the River Westbourne.
Bayswater Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Edgware Road:   Edgware Road station was part of the world's first underground railway when it was opened as part of the Metropolitan Railway between Paddington and Farringdon on 1 October 1863.
Gateway Academy:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Hyett's hand-drawn 1807 map:   William Hyett produced an amazingly accurate map of the London countryside in 1807, using just pen and paper.
Kensington Gardens:   
L’Ecole Bilingue Elementaire:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Lancaster Gate:   Lancaster Gate is a mid-nineteenth century development in the Bayswater district of west central London, immediately to the north of Kensington Gardens.
Little Venice:   Little Venice is a picturesque area situated around the Regent's Canal in the Paddington area.
Long Water:   The Long Water is a recreational lake in Kensington Gardens, created in 1730 at the behest of Queen Caroline.
Micky Star Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Paddington:   The first underground railway station in the world ran from Paddington - opened as Paddington (Bishop's Road) by the Metropolitan Railway on 10 January 1863 as the terminus of the company's route from Farringdon.
Paddington Green Children’s Hospital:   The Paddington Green Children’s Hospital opened in August 1883.
Portman Early Childhood Centre:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 5.
Royal College of Art:   Higher education institutions
Royal College of Music:   Higher education institutions
St James & St John Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Mary’s Hospital, London:   St Mary’s Hospital is a hospital in Paddington, founded in 1845.
St Nicholas Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
The Minerva Academy:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
The Serpentine:   The Serpentine is a 40-acre (16 ha) recreational lake in Hyde Park.
United Colleges Group:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Aberdeen Place, NW8 · Adpar Street, W2 · Albert Court, SW7 · Albert Hall Mansions, SW7 · Alexandra Court, W9 · Ashbridge Street, NW8 · Ashmill Street, NW8 · Ayrton Road, SW7 · Bathurst Mews, W2 · Bathurst Street, W2 · Bayswater Road, W2 · Bayswater Road, W8 · Bell Street, NW1 · Belvedere Strand, NW9 · Bernhardt Crescent, NW8 · Blomfield Road, W2 · Blomfield Road, W9 · Boscobel Street, NW8 · Bouverie Place, W2 · Braithwaite Tower, W2 · Bremner Road, SW7 · Broadley Street, NW8 · Brook Mews North, W2 · Browning Close, W9 · Cabbell Street, NW1 · Cambridge Court, W2 · Cambridge Square, W2 · Capland Street, NW8 · Chilworth Mews, W2 · Chilworth Street, W2 · Chilworth Street, W2 · Church Street, NW8 · Church Street, W2 · Clarendon Gardens, W9 · Clarendon Place, W2 · Clarendon Terrace, W9 · Cleveland Terrace, W2 · Clifton Court, NW8 · Clifton Place, W2 · Clifton Road, W9 · Clive Court, W9 · Conduit Mews, W2 · Conduit Passage, W2 · Conduit Place, W2 · Corlett Street, NW1 · Corporate Communications Macmillan House, W2 · Craven Road, W2 · Craven Terrace, W2 · Crompton Street, W2 · Cunningham Place, NW8 · Cuthbert Street, W2 · Devonshire Terrace, W2 · Dudley Street, W2 · Eastbourne Mews, W2 · Eastbourne Terrace, W2 · Edgware Road Subway, W2 · Edgware Road, NW1 · Edgware Road, NW8 · Edgware Road, W1H · Edgware Road, W2 · Edna House, W2 · Edward House, W2 · Elizabeth Close, W9 · Elms Lane, W2 · Elms Mews, W2 · Ennismore Gardens Mews, SW7 · Ennismore Gardens, SW7 · Ennismore Mews, SW7 · Ennismore Street, SW7 · Entrance Macmillan House, W2 · Fisherton Street, NW8 · Frampton Street, NW8 · Garson House, W2 · Gloucester Mews, W2 · Gloucester Square, W2 · Gloucester Terrace, W2 · Grendon Street, NW8 · Hall Place, W2 · Harbet Road, W2 · Harrow Road, W2 · Hatton Street, NW8 · Henderson Drive, NW8 · Hermitage Street, W2 · Horse Ride, E11 · Howards Way, W2 · Howley Place, W2 · Hyde Park Crescent, W2 · Hyde Park Cresent, W2 · Hyde Park Gardens Mews, W2 · Hyde Park Gardens, W2 · Hyde Park Gardnes, W2 · Hyde Park Gate, SW7 · Hyde Park Square, W2 · Hyde Park Street, W2 · Jay Mews, SW7 · Jerome Crescent, NW8 · Joe Strummer Subway, W2 · John Aird Court (116-228), W2 · Junction Mews, W2 · Junction Place, W2 · Kensington Gardens, W2 · Kensington Gardens, W8 · Kensington Gore, SW7 · Kensington Road, SW7 · Kensington West, W14 · Kingston House North, SW7 · Lanark Place, W9 · Lancaster Gate, W2 · Lancaster Mews, W2 · Lancaster Terrace, W2 · Lancaster Walk, SW7 · Lancaster Walk, W2 · Lanchester Mews, SE14 · Lisson Grove, NW8 · Lisson Street, NW1 · London Mews, W2 · London Street, W2 · Luton Street, NW8 · Lyons Place, W2 · Macmillan House, W2 · Maida Avenue, W2 · Marylebone Flyover, NW1 · Marylebone Flyover, W2 · Merchant Square, W2 · Miles Buildings, NW1 · Moncorvo Close, SW7 · Montrose Court, SW7 · New Ride, SW7 · Norfolk Place, W2 · Norfolk Square, W2 · North Wharf Road, W2 · Northwick Close, NW8 · Northwick Terrace, NW8 · Paddington Green, W2 · Paddington Station Car Park Exit, W2 · Paddington Station Car Park, W2 · Park Place Villas, W2 · Penfold Place, NW1 · Penfold Street, NW1 · Penfold Street, NW8 · Plympton Place, NW8 · Policeman’s Walk, W2 · Porteus Road, W2 · Praed Mews, W2 · Praed Street, W2 · Prince Consort Road, SW7 · Princes Gardens, GU3 · Princes Gardens, SW7 · Princes Gate, SW7 · Princess Louise Close, W2 · Quadrangle Tower, W2 · Radnor Lodge, W2 · Radnor Mews, W2 · Radnor Place, W2 · Rainsford Street, W2 · Randolph Mews, W9 · Randolph Road, W9 · Ranston Street, NW1 · Rotten Row, SW7 · Rutland Gate Mews, SW7 · Rutland Gate, SW7 · Saint Mary’s Square, W2 · Saint Mary’s Terrace, W2 · Saint Michael’s Street, W2 · Sale Place, W2 · Salisbury Street, NW8 · Serpentine Bridge, W2 · Serpentine Road, SW1X · Serpentine Road, SW7 · Serpentine Road, W1J · Serpentine Road, W1K · Serpentine Road, W2 · Sheldon Square, W2 · Smallbrook Mews, W2 · South Carriage Drive, SW7 · South Wharf Road, W2 · Southwick Mews, W2 · Southwick Place, W2 · Southwick Street, W2 · Spring Street, W2 · St Johns Church, W2 · St Marys Mansions, W2 · St Marys Medical School, W2 · St Marys Terrace, W2 · St Michaels Street, W2 · Stanhope Terrace, W2 · Star Street, W2 · Station Concourse, W2 · Strathearn Place, W2 · Sussex Gardens, W2 · Sussex Place, W2 · Sussex Square, W2 · Talbot Square, W2 · Tigris House Fourth Floor, W2 · Upbrook Mews, W2 · West Carriage Drive, SW7 · West Carriage Drive, W2 · Westbourne Street, W2 · Westbourne Terrace, W2 · Westway, W2 · Whitehaven Street, NW8 · Winsland Street, W2 ·
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John Rocque Map of London (1762) FREE DOWNLOAD
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map covers central London at a reduced level of detail compared with his 1745-6 map.
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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1836) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Insets: A view of the Tower from London Bridge -- A view of London from Copenhagen Fields. Includes views of facades of 25 structures "A comparison of the principal buildings of London."
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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
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Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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