Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Gateshead

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  • Here are the details of maps for Wrekenton:

  • Co Durham Sheet 7.09 Wrekenton & Eighton Banks 1895 - published 1983, 2nd Edition 2013; intro by Anthea Lang. ISBN.978-1-84784-696-9

    This very detailed map covers Wrekenton and Eighton Banks, south of Gateshead.

    Features include Chowdene Hall, Meadow Pit, Harlow Green, Team Colliery (Betty Pit), High Eighton, Team Colliery Wagonway, Wrekenton village with individual buildings neatly shown, Stormont Main Colliery (King Pit), Galloping Green, Blackim Hill, short stretch of Pontop & Jarrow Railway, Ouston & Pelaw Wagonway, Leam Head Quarries etc. Directories of Eighton Banks for 1894 and 1906 are included on the reverse.

    The map links up with Co Durham 7.05 Gateshead Fell to the north and 7.13 Birtley North to the south.


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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.

    The Godfrey Edition / godfreyedition@btinternet.com / 4 July 2014