Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Staffordshire
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 Bescot:
Staffs 63.14 Bescot 1901 - published 1986; intro by John Maddison. ISBN.978-0-85054-803-7
Staffs 63.14 Bescot 1913 - published 2018; intro by Barrie Trinder. ISBN.978-1-78721-121-6
We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. The maps are dominated by Bescot Junction with its sidings and engine shed, together with the junctions to the west.
They also includes the northern tip of Wednesbury and southern tip of Palfrey.
Features include part of LNWR Pleck Loop with Pleck station, Bescot Junction station, Wood Green station, Brockhurst Sewage Farm, Wednesbury Forge, Wednesbury Cemetery, Wood Green area, St Paul's church, Goldicroft Colliery,
Bescot Hall, The Grange, Elwell's Pool etc. On the reverse we include a good section of the later 1918 Edition, showing how the area developed over the next few years.
The map links up with sheets 63.10 Walsall SW to the north,
63.13 Darlaston to the west, 63.15 Delves to the east and 68.02 Mesty Croft to the south.
For a list of local maps, please go to the Walsall or West Midlands page.
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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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