Alan Godfrey has published two versions of this map showing how the city changed across the years.
These very detailed maps cover the City of Durham, with its glorious cathedral, thought by many to be the finest building in England. The maps cover the core of the city, including the whole of the cathedral area on its loop in the River Wear. Coverage extends west to Neville's Cross, east to much of Gilesgate.
Features include the Cathedral, University, Castle, South Bailey, North Bailey, Old Elvet, Prison (left blank for security reasons), Claypath, Gilesgate goods station, Elvet station, main NER station, Bede College, St Giles church, carpet manufactory, Workhouse, Grammar School, Neville's Cross, County Hospital, Western Hill, St Cuthbert's church, disused mills, Crook Hall.
The maps link up with Sheets 20.13 Durham (North) to the north, 27.02 Durham City (East) to the east, 27.05 Durham City (South) to the south.
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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