Alan Godfrey has published three versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years.
The maps cover an area south of Birmingham that includes much of Selly Oak and part of Bournville. Coverage stretches from Frederick Road eastward to Fashoda Road, and from Exeter Road southward to Bournville Lane.
Features include Kings Norton Union Workhouse, Midland Railway with most of Selly Oaks station (at top of map), enamel works, much of Bournville Works, Selly Park, St Paul's Convent, Ten Acres, Dogpool Inn, Raddlebarn Farm, Selly Hill House, St Edward's RC chapel, St Wulstan's church, Ewans Cottage Homes, etc.
On the reverse of each map we include extracts from early street directories together with an introduction to the history of the area.
The map links up with Warwickshire sheet 13.16 Bournbrook to the north, Worcestershire sheets 10.03 Griffins Hill to the west, 19.01 King's Heath to the east, 10.08 Lifford 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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