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 Upper Batley:

  • Yorkshire Sheet 232.07 Upper Batley 1906 - published 2012; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84784-623-5

    This detailed map covers the northern part of Batley, including part of Upper Batley and Carlinghow, the eastern part of Birstall, and Howden Clough.

    Features include GNR railway with Howden Clough and Upper Batley stations, West End Colliery, Birkby Brow Colliery, Howley Dye Works, Boggard Fields, part of LNWR Birstall Branch, tramway, Batley Hall, Wensleydale Mills, Brookroyd, Brownhill, Woodlands, Birstall Methodist Chapel, Britannia Mills, Upper Birstall station, Copley Hill, Gelderd Road Quarry etc.An 1897 timetable for the Birstall Branch is included on the reverse.

    The map links up with sheet 232.03 Gildersome Street to the north, 232.06 Birstall to the west, 232.08 Morley South to the east, 232.11 Batley 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 Kirklees maps; or here for the whole Yorkshire series.

    Alan Godfrey Maps, Prospect Business Park, Leadgate, Consett, Co Durham, DH8 7PW / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 20 Sept 2016