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 Percy Main:

  • Tyneside Sheet 8 Percy Main 1895 - published 1984, 2nd Ed 2003; intro by John Griffiths. ISBN.978-0-907554-57-8

    This detailed map covers the area south of North Shields and extends just as far south to include Jarrow Cement Works. The Northumberland Dock and Albert Edward Dock are a main feature on this map as are the many staiths shown around them. Other features include Northumberland Shipyard, Hayhole Leadworks, St Johns Church, Railway Line and Station, Percy Arms Public House and Readheads Shipbuilding and Engineering Works. On the reverse of the map we include an extract from a directory of 1894, and a section on the River Tyne improvement.


    This map links up with Tyneside Sheet 2 North Shields to the North, Tyneside Sheet 3 Mouth of the Tyne to the North-East, Tyneside Sheet 9 South Shields to the East, Tyneside Sheet 16 Harton to the South-East and Tyneside Sheet 15 East Jarrow to the South, Tyneside Sheet 14 Jarrow to the South-West and Tyneside Sheet 7 Willington Quay to the West.


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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 / 27 October 2016