Beck dating history
The property is positioned in the heart of the highly regarded village of Barnoldby le Beck yet enjoys an excellent degree of seclusion and privacy courtesy of established hedgerow to the boundaries and the mature trees which define its setting.
Beck didn’t love this: subsequent maps returned to 45° angles, and made much greater use of verticals.In the process of preparing the map for publication, a few adjustments were made: stations without interchanges were now shown with 'ticks' instead of blobs, and the handwritten type evolved to something very similar to the font used today.Interchanges, for some reason, became diamond-shaped. The result, published in 1933, is instantly familiar: Originally distributed as a folding pocket-card, the first Beck map came with a slightly cautious explanation on the front: “A new design for an old map.In 1931, he finished drawing his first tube map based on these principles: There are plenty of differences between Beck’s first effort and the map we know today.Station names are all in capitals, as was customary at the time, every station is marked with a 'blob', and interchanges are shown with multiple circles.Credited to publicity officer Harold Hutchison, the map didn’t just add a new line but also introduced ugly sharp angles and square interchanges: Beck was understandably disappointed by what had become of his design — and angered at the infringement of his copyright.
He wrote numerous letters to the management, but was repeatedly fobbed off.
His own vision can be seen in this map from 1949, which he later identified as one of his favourite iterations of the diagram: Probably the biggest misstep in the history of the tube map came in 1960.
For the first time in nearly 30 years, London Transport (as UERL had by now become) created a new version of Beck’s map, updated to show the new Victoria line, without consulting him.
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Station names had to be written in small text, often at odd angles so they could be crammed in between awkwardly twisting lines.