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.
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  • Here are the details of maps for Whickham & Swalwell:

  • Tyneside Sheet 27 Whickham & Swalwell 1895 - published 1982, 2nd edition 1996; intro by Robert Forsythe. ISBN.978-0-85054-838-9

    This detailed map covers both Whickham and Swallell, and extends far 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 and Home Farm. On the reverse of the map we include an extract from a directory of Whickham and Swallwell parish register, and an extract from an article on Ridley's Works.

    The map links up with Tyneside Sheet 28 Blaydon to the north-west, Tyneside Sheet 26 Scotswood & Derwenthaugh to the north, Tyneside Sheet 17 Elswick to the north-east and Tyneside Sheet 22 Dunston to the east.


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