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The mid-1930s Ten Mile Road Maps of Great Britain are much rarer than the first edition (1932) that's basically been on SABRE Maps since the very beginning; but I've managed to get hold of some to go on SABRE Maps to go with the 1932 edition, plus the 1939 edition that Cambridge University Library have licenced to us, and the 1944 North sheet that the National Library of Scotland have licensed to us - even if they originally had it listed as a second copy of the 1932 edition until I saw it!
Anyway, the 1934 edition brings us pretty much right up to the 1935 Road numbering revision, which was the one and only time that the entire road numbering system within Great Britain was reviewed - so this shows us pretty much immediately before that change.
The original map itself isn't in the greatest of conditions, so what you see is what you get - there is some damage around fold lines which means that it is missing small sections, and also it means that the process to stitch the map back together again isn't quite as perfect as it usually is.
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From the SABRE Wiki: 1935 Road numbering revision :
here has only been one full revision of the British road numbering system. This took place on 1st April 1935 in England and Wales, and 16th May 1935 for Scotland.
The numbering system was first published in 1922. It was always realised that there would be changes to the scheme, and some blocks of numbers were reserved for future use. However, nobody had anticipated the scale of the changes, particularly in the early days. Almost all changes before 1935
Does anyone know why the A1 has a much thicker line than any other A road (including ones like A4 and A2)?
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From the SABRE Wiki: A2022 (Sussex) :