We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years.
The maps cover the Gateshead Fell area, south of Gateshead and east of Low Fell. The 'Old Durham Road', Sodhouse Bank runs through the map. Coverage stretches from St Albans church at Windy Nook southward to Mossheap Quarries and the disused Sheriff Hill Colliery. Stretches of the Team Colliery Wagonway and Ouston & Pelaw Wagonway are shown. Other features include Beacon Lough, Church Quarry, Windynook Quarries, Gateshead High Fell with St John's church, the eastern part of Kells Lane, Greenwell House, Heworth Windmill, White Hill, Black Hill. Old Upper Heworth Colliery is in the NE corner.
The map links up with Tyneside 24 Felling to the north, Co Durham 6.08 Low Fell to the west, 7.09 Wrekenton to the south.
About the 'Alan Godfrey Old Ordnance Survey Maps' Series
Alan Godrey 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 Godrey 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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