Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Brecknockshire


  • We have published a small group of maps for Brecknockshire in The Godfrey Edition, from the top end of the 'Valleys' to rural Brecon. All maps are available from our On-line Mapshop or from selected bookshops in the area. In addition to the large scale maps of principal towns, we are also publishing reprints of the Inch to the Mile maps for the whole of Wales.

    The following maps are all taken from the OS 25" maps and reduced to a scale of approximately 15 inches to the mile. They are extremely detailed, showing individual houses, details such as railway tracks, pathways, pubs, factories and even minutiae such as fountains and signal posts. Obviously they cover quite a small area, normally a mile by a mile and a half each.


    These are our large scale maps for Brecknockshire towns:

  • 28.13 Brecon 1903 - published 1996; introduction by Edward Parry
  • 41.08 Crickhowell & Langattock 1903 - published 2008; introduction by Derrick Pratt
  • 43.14 Gurnos & Ystalyfera 1914 - published 2009; introduction by Derrick Pratt
  • 47.06 see Monmouthshire sheet 11.06 Beaufort 1915
  • 47.07 Brynmawr 1915 - published 1998; intro by Janet Davies.

    We are also publishing a series of Inch to the Mile maps, which now cover the whole of Wales. Visit the One Inch page for full details and index maps; the following are the principal sheets for Brecknockshire:

  • 196 North Breconshire 1908 - published 2003, intro by Edward Parry. Covers area around Builth and Llanwrtyd Wells. Includes a map of Newbridge on Wye.
  • 213 Brecon & District 1909 - published 2002, intro by Edward Parry. Area around Brecon and upper reaches of the River Usk. Includes a map of Trecastle.
  • 214 The Black Mountains 1909 - published 2003; intro by Edward Parry. Covers area around Llanthony, Vowchurch, Talgarth. Includes a detailed map of Talgarth.
  • 231 Merthyr & District 1908 - published 2006; intro by Derrick Pratt. Includes a map of Ystradfellte.
  • 232 NW Monmouthshire 1914 - published 2007; intro by Derrick Pratt. Includes a map of Llechryd

    Most maps in the Godfrey Edition are taken from the 25 inch to the mile map and reduced to about 15 inches to the mile. They cost just £ 3.00 each. For a full list of Welsh maps, return to the Wales page

    You can order maps direct from our On-line Mapshop. They are also available from various local outlets.


    Alan Godfrey Maps, Prospect Business Park, Leadgate, Consett, DH8 7PW. Tel 01207 583388
    The Godfrey Edition / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 14 March 2016