I enjoy building stuff, and I'm creating this map to try out new technologies before using them elsewhere. This website is not for work (I'm a web developer at Portsmouth Uni), though I guess what I learn may come in handy.
I'm not sure who the map's aimed at, or what it'll evolve into! At the moment it's kind of historian-meets-day-tripper. But this may change ...
With regards to the images, the older images are, to my best knowledge, acceptable to use and the 1896 map is cleared. Please don't hesitate to get in touch with any questions (firstname.lastname@example.org).
There are many better websites around. And yes - this website shamelessly focuses on the famous bits of
But my aim is really just to experiment with presenting things in a more visual way. So for the time being, I'm not too worried :)
If this map doesn't quite look right, you probably need to update your browser.