It's always fascinating to take a look at old maps and see how a place has changed - and Reading has changed a lot. We also have some street histories and past descriptions and reports of street incidents.


3D Tudor & Stuart Reading (Kids' Area)
Siege of Reading
John Speed's Map of Reading 1610
Thomas Pride's Map of Reading 1790 (Partial)
Reading 1840
Reading 1895


Broad Street
Friar Street
Gun Street
King Street
          King Street in Late Georgian Times
          King Street in Victorian Times
Middle, Butcher & Fisher Row
Minster Street

Street Events & Descriptions

Butcher Row 1808
Gun Street Accident 1863
Minster Street 1808
Minster Street Accident 1862
Minster Street Land Dispute 1874

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