The Road from London towards East Grinstead, 1790


A Map showing the London to East Grinstead road. This map runs from south to north.

The road followed the Roman route south to Brighton from the Thames at Southwark through Kennington and Brixton to Streatham Wells to its south.

Tollgates and landmarks are listed and numbered.

Streatham Wells and the Well House are prominently marked to help visitors travelling there for the mineral waters, this being an important coach route out of London.

Map from 'Cary's Survey of the High Roads from London' printed for J. Cary, Engraver & Map seller, July 1st 1790.