Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Glamorgan
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 Porthcawl:
Glamorgan 39.16 Porthcawl 1943 - published 2019; intro by Alan Godfrey
This detailed map gives excellent coverage of Porthcawl, which was developed as coal-shipping port in the
mid 19th century and, when this failed, grew into a major seaside resort. In 1943 it was busy with American and British soldiers, many of them billeted here
as they prepared for the Normandy landings.
Features on the map include town centre with individual buildings neatlyn shown, railway with station, Harbour, Esplanade Hotel, Sea Bank Hotel,
Grand Pavilion, cinemas, All Saints Church, Congregational Church, railway sidings and layout, Coney Beach Amusement Park,
Porthcawl Sands, Rhych Point, Newton Burrows. Part of Newton village is in the top right corner.
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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.
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The Godfrey Edition / firstname.lastname@example.org / 19 February 2019