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Royal Geographical Society - Foyle Reading Room

Royal Geographical Society, Foyle Reading Room

Members of the Charles Close Society may consult maps and associated records in the Foyle Reading Room of the Royal Geographical Society (with the IBG) at 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR. This privilege is available without charge to those who are undertaking research for publication in Sheetlines, a book to be published by the CCS, or a learned society’s journal. Otherwise a daily charge of £10 is payable by members of the general public.

Readers should come to the new main entrance of the RGS at the top of Exhibition Road. Opening hours are normally from 10:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday. They should present their CCS membership card and other evidence of identity and for preference bring a letter explaining what research is being done. It is advisable to telephone 020 7591 3000 in advance to make an appointment.