We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. The maps cover the centre of the town, with coverage stretching from the Market Place northward to North Road station; St Andrews church at Haughton le Skerne is in the top right corner. The main NER railway runs north-south through the centre of the map.
Features include engine shed and railway approaches, Parkgate Junction, the busy junction and railway crossing, Darlington Forge, Darlington Steel & Iron Works, Skerne Iron & Steel Works, Alliance Works, all with their railway sidings and connections; Haughton Road Brewery, NER Fighting Cocks Loop Line, St James church, Borough Hospital, Albert Hill, St Cuthbert's church, Priestgate Works, Bondgate, High Row, Blackwellgate, Skinnergate, Parkgate, Northgate, Hope Town Lane, tramways, Town Hall, Hopetown goods station etc
The maps link up with Sheet 55.02 Darlington North to the north, 55.05 Darlington West to the west and 55.10 Darlington South 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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