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.
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  • Here are the details of maps for Wakefield (S) & Thornes:

  • Yorkshire Sheet 248.07 Wakefield (South) 1890 - published 1987; intro by John Goodchild. ISBN.978-0-85054-110-6

    This detailed map is taken from the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey plan for the area. It covers the southern part of Wakefield, with coverage stretching from George Street southward to Sparable Lane. Several railways cross the map, which includes Kirkgate station and engine shed. This is a busy map and the many features include the River Calder with piers, Aire & Calder Navigation, Calder Mills, Providence Terrace, malthouses, Rutland Mills, Old Bridge Brewery, Fall Ings, Calder Vale, Grove Iron Works, New Wells, Primrose Hill, chemical works, Belle Vue, St Catherine's church, Wakefield Trinity football ground, Cametery, cattle market, part of Westgate, Eagle Brewery. Part of Thornes village is in the SW quarter, including St James church, Bishop Blaize Inn, Lowe Hill. An extensive selection of street directory entries is on the reverse, incl George Street, Ings Road, Kirkgate, Southgate, Thornes Road.

    The map links up with Sheet 248.03 Wakefield North to the north, 248.06 Wakefield West to the west.


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