Alan Godfrey have published two versions of this map to show how the area changed across the years. Each map is double-sided to give maximum coverage.
The maps show most of the town of Bishop Auckland, historic home of the Bishop of Durham. The main map covers the town centre, with coverage stretching from Newton Cap Viaduct southward to the workhouse, and westward to the village of Escomb with its historic Saxon church; Etherley Moor and Etherley Dene are in the lower SW corner. Features include the station, goods station, with the various railway lines fanning out; Town Head, Newgate Street, Tenters Street, Bridge End, Town Hall, St Anne's church, steel works, West Mill, Auckland Engine Works.
On the reverse is part of adjacent sheet 42.03 taking coverage further east to include Auckland Castle.
The map links up with sheet 42.01 Witton Park to the west.
About the 'Alan Godfrey Old Ordnance Survey Maps' Series
Alan Godfrey has so far published over 2,000 of these detailed street maps for towns in England, Wales and Scotland.
The Maps are highly detailed, taken from the old Ordnance Survey 1/2500 scale plans and reprinted at about 14 inches to the mile (1:4,340). Most maps cover about one mile (1.6kms) by one and a half miles (2.4kms) - Adjoining sheets can be assembled together to provide wider coverage.
They cover towns in great detail, showing individual houses and property boundaries, railway tracks, factories, churches, mills, canals, tramways and even minutiae such as dockside cranes, fountains, signal posts, pathways, sheds, wells, etc.
A number of locations are covered by two or three maps, each covering different time periods allowing you to see the development of the area over half a century or more.
In addition, Alan Godfrey are now offering some coloured maps - making use of the original hand-coloured versions from Ordnance Survey.
Alan Godfrey’s reproductions use the sheet reference sequence of the original Ordnance Survey maps which were arranged by county. We have added county and city tags to the vast majority of the maps, using these filters will make it easier to find the map you want! - However, if you are struggling please just get in contact and we will be happy to help.
|Publisher||Alan Godfrey Maps|
|Series||Old Ordnance Survey Maps|
|Product Type||Folded Map|
|Scale||15 inches to 1 mile (1:4,340)|
|Dimensions||Folded: 12x21cm, unfolded: 60x42cm|
|Item weight||0.025 Kg|
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