Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Birmingham

  • 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 Handsworth:

  • Warwickshire Sheet 7.16 Handsworth 1913 - published 2002; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84151-474-1

    This detailed and busy map covers much of Handsworth, on the north side of Birmingham. Coverage stretches from Regent Road and Alexandra Road eastward to Crompton Road, and from Grasmere Road northward to Oxhill Road. The many features include LNWR railway with Soho Road and Handsworth Wood stations, St Mary's church, Church Hill, Heathfield Hall, St Silas church, Grammar School, Technical School, Library, Victoria Park, St Peter's church, St Andrew's church, St Michael's church (at foot of map); tramways along Soho Road, Villa Road, Lozells Road, Grove Lane; Endwood Court, Field House, and many streets of terraced or semi-detached houses. On the reverse we include a selection of street directory entries, including Grove Lane, Rookery Road, Soho Road, Villa Road.

    The map links up with sheet 8.13 Aston Manor to the east and with 13.04 Winson Green to the south; and with Staffordshire sheets 68.12 Handsworth Wood to the north and 68.15 Hawthorns to the west.


    For a full list of maps of Warwickshire, please go to the Birmingham page or (for areas outside Birmingham) to the Warwickshire page.

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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 England, return to the England page.

    Alan Godfrey Maps, Prospect Business Park, Leadgate, Consett, Co Durham, DH8 7PW / godfreyedition@btinternet.com / 30 March 2011