Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Kirklees


We have very good coverage for Kirklees Metropolitan Borough, which was formed in 1974 from the Dewsbury and Huddersfield County Boroughs, Batley and Spenborough Municipal Boroughs, and Colne Valley, Denby Dale, Heckmondwike, Holmfirth, Kirkburton, Meltham and Mirfield Urban Districts.

The following titles are all taken from the OS 25" maps and reduced to a scale of approximately 14 inches to the mile. Each covers an area of a mile and a half by one mile, and includes an introduction. Click on the links below for further details. All maps are available from our On-line Mapshop.


Here are the details of maps for East Bierley:

  • Yorks Sheet 217.13 East Bierley 1905 - published 2015; intro by Ruth Strong. ISBN.978-1-84784-891-8

    This detailed map covers the village of East Bierley, at the northern tip of today's Kirklees.

    Features include East Bierley village, Toftshaw, New Toftshaw, Shetcliffe Mills, Tong Cemetery, Montserrat House, Red Hill Colliery, Cross Pit, GNR Gildersome Branch, Hunsworth Hill, Mill Carr Hill, GNR Pudsey & Low Moor Branch, Cheesecake House, Eight Horse Incline, Victoria Incline etc.


    The map links up with sheet 217.09 Dudley Hill to the north, 216.16 Odsal to the west, 217.14 Drighlington to the east and 232.01 Hunsworth to the south.


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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. Follow this link for a complete list of our Bradford maps; or here for the whole Yorkshire series.

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