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 Staincliffe:

  • Yorks Sheet 232.15a Staincliffe & Batley Carr 1892 - published 2013; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84784-665-5
  • Yorks Sheet 232.15b Staincliffe & Batley Carr 1906 - published 1994; intro by G C Dickinson. ISBN.978-0-85054-623-1

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. Each covers the busy area between Batley and Dewsbury, including Batley Carr and with coverage extending north and west to Staincliffe.

    The many features include Pismire Hill, Westborough, Dewsbury Workhouse, Staincliffe Low Mills, Providence Mills, Chapel Fold, Squirrel Hall, Highfield Mill, Christ Church, Hyrstlands, Mount Pleasant, St Andrew's church, Holy Trinity church, Wheelwright Grammar Schools, Batley Carr Mills, GNR railway with Batley Carr station, LNWR railway with Staincliffe & Batley Carr station, part of north Dewsbury incl Springfield and Crackenedge area, Warwick Road Mills, Livingstone Mills, Dewsbury Infirmary, football ground, Queen Street Mills, Alexandra Mill, tramways. Each map includes a selection of directory extracts.

    The map links up with sheet 232.11 Batley to the north, 232.14 Heckmondwike to the west, 232.16 Hanging Heaton to the east and 247.03 Dewsbury 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