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 (E):

  • Yorks Sheet 232.12 Lower Soothill & Woodkirk 1892 - published 2012; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84784-610-5

    This detailed map covers Lower Soothill, just east of Batley, and extends eastward to Woodkirk church.

    Features include Babes in the Wood colliery, St Mary's church Woodkirk, Woodkirk station, Soothill Wood Pleasure Gardens, Lady Ann Mills, ruins of Howley Hall, Soothill Wood Colliery, part of Batley station, Soothill Hall etc. We include directories of Soothill and West Ardsley on the reverse.

    The map links up with sheet 232.08 Morley South to the north, 232.11 Batley to the west and 232.16 Hanging Heaton to the south.


    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. 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