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 the map for Wakefield (West):
Yorkshire Sheet 248.06 Wakefield (West) 1905 - published 2012; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84784-566-5
This detailed map covers the western edge of Wakefield, with coverage stretching from Thornes Park and Westgate Common westward to Roundwood Colliery.
Features include tramway, Westgate Common Mills, St Michael's church, Thornes House (at eastern margin), Lupset Hall (on southern margin),
Whinney Moor Colliery, Manor Haigh Moor Colliery, Westgate Colliery & Brickworks, Flanshaw Hall, Snapethorpe Hall, Roundwood Colliery.
On the reverse we include an extract from the 1933 edition showing the Dewsbury Road area at a later stage, when part of the Lupset estate had been built.
The map links up with sheets 248.02 Alverthorpe to the north,
248.05 Ossett to the west,
248.07 Wakefield South to the east.
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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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