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 Cleckheaton:

  • Yorkshire Sheet 232.05 Cleckheaton 1905 - published 2003; intro by John Hargreaves. ISBN.978-1-84151-484-0

    This detailed map covers the northern half of Cleckheaton, with coverage extending from the station and St John's church northward to Hunsworth Mills, and from West End Park eastward to Spen Upper. The features include the LYR Cleckheaton Branch, Providence Place, Victoria Mills, The Prospect, cemetery, Waterfield Mill, Water Lane Mill, Spring Field Mills, Spen Mills, LNWR Heaton Lodge & Wortley line with station at Spen Bank, Spen House, Round Hill, Merchant Fields, Hunsworth Mills Bridge, disused Cleckheaton Colliery, Exchange Mills, Moorland Mills, Scandinavia Mills, Spen Valley Chemical Works, Flatt Lane Chemical Works. An 1889 directory is included on the reverse.

    The map links up with sheet 232.09 Hightown to the north, 232.01 Hunsworth to the north, 232.06 Gomersal to the east.


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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 Kirklees maps; or here for the whole Yorkshire series.

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