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.
  • They are available through our On-line Mapshop

  • Here are the details of maps for Durham City:

  • Co Durham Sheet 27.01 Durham City 1894 - published 1990; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-0-85054-334-8

    This very detailed map covers the City of Durham, with its glorious cathedral, thought by many to be the finest building in England. Our map covers the core of the city, including the whole of the cathedral area on its loop in the River Wear. The map extends west to Neville's Cross, east to much of Gilesgate. Features on the map include the Cathedral, University, Castle, South Bailey, North Bailey, Old Elvet, Prison (left blank for security reasons), Claypath, Gilesgate goods station, Elvet station, main NER station, Bede College, St Giles church, carpet manufactory, Workhouse, Grammar School, Neville's Cross, County Hospital, Western Hill, St Cuthbert's church, disused mills, Crook Hall. A few directory extracts are on the back.

    The map links up with Sheets 20.13 Durham (North) to the north, 27.02 Durham City (East) to the east, 27.05 Durham City (South) 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.
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