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 Whickham & Swalwell:

  • Tyneside Sheet 27a Whickham & Swalwell 1895 - published 1982, 2nd edition 1996; intro by Robert Forsythe. ISBN.978-0-85054-838-9
  • Tyneside Sheet 27b Whickham & Swalwell 1914 - published 2017; intro by Anthea Lang. ISBN.978-1-78721-096-7
  • Tyneside Sheet 27c Whickham & Swalwell 1940 - published 2017; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-78721-107-0 due Jan 2018

    We have published three versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. The maps cover both Whickham and Swalwell, and extend further west to include Axwell Park and Damhead Wood.

    Features on the map include Whickham Hall, St Mary's Church, Whickham House, Whickhambanks Colliery, Northumberland Paper Mills, Keelmans Bridge, Swalwell Colliery, Swalwell Steel Works, Derwent Bridge and River Derwent, Bates Houses, Home Farm, Swalwell station and NER railway, Garesfield & Chopwell Railway, etc.

    The map links up with Tyneside Sheets 26 Scotswood & Derwenthaugh to the north, and 22 Dunston to the east.


  • 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 / 17 December 2017