Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Tyneside

  • 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 Willington Quay:

  • Tyneside Sheet 7a Willington Quay 1895 - published 1989; intro by Iain Watson. ISBN.978-0-85054-220-2
  • Tyneside Sheet 7b Willington Quay 1913 - published July 2017; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-78721-073-8

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed oer the years.

    The maps covers the Willington Quay area and parts of east Wallsend, Howdon and the Rosehill area. Features include St Peter's church, Wallsend Colliery, numerous shipyards and marine engineering works along the Tyne, Willington Viaduct, Point Pleasant station, Willington Quay station, Howdon station, Howdon Pans, ballast hill, Clelands yard, Tharsis Copper Works, Tyne Cement Works, Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Works, tramways, NER Riverside Branch, Howdon Landing Stage, etc. We include extracts from early directories on the reverse.

    This map links up with Tyneside Sheet 6 Wallsend to the West, Sheet 8 Percy Main to the east, Sheet 14 Jarrow 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 / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 14 July 2017