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 Batley:

  • Yorks Sheet 232.11a Batley 1892 - published 2012; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84784-608-2
  • Yorks Sheet 232.11b Batley 1905 - published 1993; intro by G C Dickinson. ISBN.978-0-85054-566-1

    We have published two version of this detailed map of Batley, showing how the area developed across the years. Each covers most of the town centre, with coverage extending NW to Carlinghow, west to Healey and Bunkers Hill. Features include the town centre incl railway approaches and junction (Batley station is in the extreme SE corner), Bank Foot, Clerk Green, Lamplands, Commercial Street, Market Square, Town Hall, Cheapside Mills and numerous other mills, All Saints church, Farfield Nursery, Blakeridge Mill, cemetery, Cross Bank, tramways, Carlinghow Mills, Victoria Mills, Dock Ing Mills, Bulrush Mills, LNWR Birstall Branch, Grammar School, St John's church, Carlinghow Old Hall, Spring Mill, Healey House, Healey Lane Mill, The Jail, Little Orme Mill etc. Each map includes a selection of directory entries.

    The map links up with sheet 232.06 Upper Batley to the north, 232.10 Liversedge to the west, 232.12 Lower Soothill to the east, 232.15 Staincliffe 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