Plans for a Rebuilt London After the Great Fire of 1666

Christopher Wren, A Plan for Rebuilding the City of London, After the Great Fire in 1666, but Unhappily Defeated by Faction, 1749. Engraving, 14″×10″. British Library.

The BBC’s Britain series looks at the plans and proposals to redesign London’s streets after the city was gutted by the Great Fire of 1666. [via]

Author: Jonathan Crowe

Jonathan Crowe blogs about maps at The Map Room. His essays and reviews have been published by AE, Calafia, The New York Review of Science Fiction, the Ottawa Citizen, Strange Horizons and He lives in Shawville, Quebec.