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 Newcastle & Gateshead:

  • Tyneside Sheet 18a Newcastle & Gateshead 1894 - published 1981; 2nd Edition 1983; 3rd Edition 1987; 4th Edition 2006; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-0-85054-121-2
  • Tyneside Sheet 18b Newcastle & Gateshead 1914 - published 1985; 2nd Edition 2002; intro by John Griffiths. ISBN.978-0-85054-009-3
  • Tyneside Sheet 18c Newcastle & Gateshead 1940 - published 2015; intro by Anthea Lang. ISBN.978-1-84784-895-6

    We have published three versions of this map to show how the area has changed over the years. They cover a major area of both Newcastle and Gateshead, including the area along the Tyne from Dunston Staiths to Newcastle Quayside. They cover an area from Westgate Road and Bigg Market in the north to Peterborough Street in the south, Hawthorn Street in the west to Quarryfield Road in the east. Features on the 1894 map include Newcastle Swing Bridge, Redheugh Bridge, NER Railway Line and Central Station, Elswick Gas Works, North Durham Cricket Ground, All Saints Church, Stephenson's Monmument, Westgate Hill General Cemetery, N.E Railway Works, St Nicholas' Square and the Cathedral. On the reverse of each map we include directory extracts.

    The map links up with Sheet 11 Central Newcastle to the north, 17 Elswick to the west, 19 Gateshead East to the east, 23 Gateshead South to the south.


  • Follow this link for a complete list of our North East maps.
  • 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 the North East, return to the North East page.

    The Godfrey Edition / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 27 October 2016