Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Gateshead
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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Here are the details of maps for Lobley Hill:
Co Durham Sheet 6.07 Lobley Hill & Low Streetgate 1895 - published 2017; intro by Anthea Lang. ISBN.978-1-78721-030-1
This detailed map covers a largely rural area around and to the west of Lobley Hill, stretching to Low Streetgate and Broom Lane.
Features include a stretch of the Tanfield Railway, Marshall Lands, Fugar Bar, Marquis of Granby pub, Washingwell Wood, Ponticherry, Trench Hall, Whickham Hill.
Though apparently rural, earlier industry is seldom far from the surface. On the reverse we include an extract from the 1st edition map of 1856.
We are grateful for the encouragement of the Sunniside History Society for this map. Their website includes several features on the area.
The map links up with Tyneside 23 Gateshead South to the north, Durham 6.07 Lobley Hill to the west, Co Durham 7.05 Gateshead Fell to the east.
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