Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Portsmouth

  • 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 Old Portsmouth:

  • Hampshire Sheet 83.11a Old Portsmouth & Gosport 1896 - published 1992; intro by Sarah Quail. ISBN.978-0-85054-528-9
  • Hampshire Sheet 83.11b Old Portsmouth & Gosport 1931 - published 2016; intro by Tony Painter. ISBN.978-1-78721-019-6

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. They cover Old Portsmouth and parts of Gosport on the other side of the Harbour. Coverage stretches from Alexandra Road westward to Willis Road and Henry Street, and from Gosport High Street southward to Clarence Pier.

    Features include Haslar Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar Lake, Haslar Bridge, Horse Field, Holy Trinity church, High Street on Gosport side. The Point, Inner and Outer Camber, Victoria Pier, Garrison Chapel, Clarence Barracks, Clarence Pier, Cambridge Barracks, Government House, tramways, Colewort Barracks, St Thomas church on the Portsmouth side.

    On the reverse of each map we include extracts from contemporary street directories.

    Please note that the 1931 version includes some features that are left blank for security reasons on the 1896 map. If you are buying just one version, therefore, you are recommended to choose the 1931 one.


    The map links up with Hampshire Sheets 83.07 Portsea to the north, 83.10 Alverstoke to the west and 83.12 Southsea to the east.

    You might find this Index Map useful.


  • Follow this link for a complete list for Portsmouth maps, or follow these links for the rest of Hampshire, or Isle of Wight.
  • You can order maps direct from our On-line Mapshop. For other information and prices, and other areas, go to The Index Page.
  • 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 England, return to the England page.
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