Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Cheshire

  • These detailed maps normally cover an area of about one and a half miles by one mile. Each map includes an introduction.
  • They are available through our On-line Mapshop

  • Here are the details of maps for Chester:

  • Cheshire Sheet 38.11a Chester 1898 - published 1989; intro by Simon Harrison. ISBN.978-0-85054-231-8 temp out of print
  • Cheshire Sheet 38.11b Chester 1908 - published 2004; intro by Derrick Pratt. ISBN.978-1-84151-658-5

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area developed across the years. Please note, however, that the 1898 version is currently out of print.

    The map covers the centre of Chester, with coverage stretching from Sealand Road eastward to Boughton House, and from Brook Lane southward to Lower Park Road. The many features include Cathedral; railways with main station, Northgate station, carriage & wagon works, engine shed, goods sheds; Grosvenor Park, City Walls, Town Hall, Eastgate Street, Foregate Street, Bridge Street, Northgate Street, Linen Hall, General Infirmary, Watergate House, northern tip of racecourse, Dee Basin, Garden Lane area, Diocesan Training College, St Thomas church, cattle market, tramways, St John's College, Earl's Eye, Lead Works, Hoole area, Hoole Park, Chester Workhouse, Flookersbrook, Dee Hills Park, Newtown area, etc. On the reverse we include street directory entries for Boughton, Frodsham Street, Grosvenor Place, Lower Bridge Street, Pepper Street, Upper Northgate Street, Watergate Street.


    Follow this link for a list of our maps for Cheshire or here for a general list for the North West.

    You can order maps direct from our On-line Mapshop. For other information and prices, and other areas, go to The Index Page.


    Maps in the Godfrey Edition are taken from the 25 inch to the mile map and reduced to about 15 inches to the mile. For a full list of maps for England, return to the England page.

    Alan Godfrey Maps, Prospect Business Park, Leadgate, Consett, Co Durham, DH8 7PW / tel 01207-583388 / godfreyedition@btinternet.com / 31 August 2011