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 Aston & Birchfield:

  • Warwickshire 8.13a Aston Manor 1913 - published 2002; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84151-462-8
  • Warwickshire 8.13b Aston Manor 1938 - published 2015; intro by Mike Jee. ISBN.978-1-84784-940-3

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years.

    Each map covers the heart of the large Aston Manor, including parts of Aston, Handsworth and Lozells Wards, as well as the area known as Birchfield. Coverage stretches from Stamford Road eastward to Beales Street and Electric Avenue, and from Deykin Avenue southward to Clifton Road. It is a busy map and features include Aston Hall, Aston Park, Villa Park, LNWR line with Witton station, St Peter & St Paul's church, Bathurst Works, Howard Chandelier Works, tramways and depot, St Paul's church Lozells, Holy Trinity church Birchfield, many streets of mostly terraced housing, St James church, Lozells Picture House, Holte Almshouses, Pavilion Electric Theatre, Grammar School, police station, etc etc. On the reverse we include a selection of street directory entries.

    The map links up with sheets 7.16 Handsworth to the west, 8.14 Gravelly Hill to the east and 14.01 Birmingham North to the south; also with Staffordshire Sheet 69.09 Perry Barr to the north.


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

    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 England, return to the England page.

    Alan Godfrey Maps, Prospect Business Park, Leadgate, Consett, Co Durham, DH8 7PW / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 20 November 2015