Old Ordnance Survey Maps of County Durham

  • These detailed maps normally cover an area of about one and a half miles by one mile. Each map includes an introduction.
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  • We have published two maps for Crook. They link up to provide good coverage of the town. Here are the details:

  • Co Durham Sheet 33.04 Crook (West) 1896 - published 2002; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84151-335-5
  • Co Durham Sheet 34.01 Crook (East) 1896 - published 2001; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84151-382-9

    The Crook West map covers the western part of the town, including High Hope Street, West Road, station, goods station, the northern part of Woodifield Colliery, Freeholders Homes. A major feature is Pease's West, including the NER Pease's West Sidings, chemical works, coke ovens, fireclay works, Pease's West Colliery (Emma Pit) with tramway, West Roddymoor, Red House Colliery. Extracts from a trade directory of 1894 are on the reverse.

    The Crook East map links up and covers the eastern part of the town, including town centre, St Catherine's church, RC chapel, Wheat Bottom, Royal Hotel, Surtees Hotel. Coverage extends east to Bowden Close, including Bowden Close Colliery (Norwich Pit), Helmington Row, Bowden Close Railway, also disused Job's Hill Colliery, Low Job's Hill. Dowfold Hill is central to the map, and the route of a disused mineral line runs round it. Extracts from a 1902 directory are on the reverse.


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  • 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 the North East, return to the North East page.
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