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Heritage Services Department

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

A small number of historic maps of Essex and of the local area (l6th-2Oth centuries), including Chapman & Andre's Map of Essex (1777) and a copy of A Map of the Royal Liberty of Havering (ca.1618).

The Reference Department of the Valence Library itself (Tel: 0181-592-6537) has a collection of mainly OS maps, current and historic, of the local area.

Also a collection of aerial photographs (several dates).

Located in the Valence Library


Valence House Museum, Becontree Avenue, Dagenham, Essex, RM8 3HT

Main contact

Telephone number

020 8270 6864

Opening hours

Tue to Fri 09:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:30; Sat 10:00 - 16:00


An appointment is necessary to view archive material


Photocopying facilities available in the Valence Library


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