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 Gateshead Fell:

  • Co Durham Sheet 7.05 Gateshead Fell & Sheriff Hill 1895 - published 1982, 2nd Edition 2003; intro by John Griffiths. ISBN.978-0-907554-24-0

    This very detailed map covers the Gateshead Fell area, south of Gateshead and east of Low Fell. The 'Old Durham Road', Sodhouse Bank runs through the map. Coverage stretches from St Albans church at Windy Nook southward to Mossheap Quarries and the disused Sheriff Hill Colliery. Stretches of the Team Colliery Wagonway and Ouston & Pelaw Wagonway are shown. Other features include Beacon Lough, Church Quarry, Windynook Quarries, Gateshead High Fell with St John's church, the eastern part of Kells Lane, Greenwell House, Heworth Windmill, White Hill, Black Hill. Old Upper Heworth Colliery is in the NE corner. Extracts from directories are included, together with portraits of Alexander Gillies and his niece Mrs Wicks, mayor and mayoress of Gateshead in 1902.

    The map links up with Tyneside 24 Felling to the north, Co Durham 6.08 Low Fell to the west, 7.09 Wrekenton 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 /2 July 2013