Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Yorkshire

  • These detailed maps normally cover an area of about one and a half miles by one mile. Each map includes an introduction.
  • They are available through our On-line Mapshop

  • Here are the details of maps for Ossett:

  • Yorkshire Sheet 248.05a Ossett 1890 - published 1989; intro by John Goodchild. ISBN.978-0-85054-237-0
  • Yorkshire Sheet 248.05b Ossett 1905 - published 2010; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84784-427-9

    We have published two versions of this detailed map, showing how the area developed across the year. The map covers the centre of the town, with coverage extending southward to Sowood Farm and Ossett Spa, and eastward to Haggs Lane.

    Features include town centre with Market Place, Grammar School, railway with Ossett station, South Ossett, Victoria Mills, Christ Church, Storrs Hill, Giggal Hill, Croft House, rag warehouses, Manor Mill, Barmby Fold, Ossett Spas, Spring Field Mills, Hope Mill, Low Common, Wakefield & District Tramway, Wesley House, Storrs Hill Mill, Haggs Hill, chapels, schools, etc. We include selections from an Ossett trade directory on the reverse of the 1905 map.

    The map links up with sheets 248.01 Ossett North to the north, 247.08 Ossett SW to the west 248.06 Wakefield West to the east, and 248.09 Horbury 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 Wakefield maps; or here for the whole Yorkshire series.

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