Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Sunderland

  • 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 Roker:

  • Co Durham 08.07a Roker Seafront 1895 - published 2023; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-78721-606-8
  • Co Durham 08.07b Roker Seafront 1914 - published 2018; intro by Anthea Lang. ISBN.978-1-78721-158-2

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. They cover the Roker Seafront area from Whitburn Steel southward to the Harbour Entrance, including Roker Pier and the New South Pier.

    Features include Roker Pier, old North Pier, New South Pier, Harbour Entrance, graving dock, North Dock, North Dock Basin, North Dock Shipbuilding Yard, part of NER North Dock Branch and railway sidings, Coastguard Station, tramway, Roker Park, Spotty's Hole, Roker Hotel, St Aidan's Mission Church, St Andrew's church (at edge of map), Rock Lodge, Promenade, Roker Cliff Park, Parson's Rocks, Whitburn Sands, South Bents Farm etc.

    The map links up with Sheet 4.15 Whitburn to the north, 8.06 Fulwell to the west, 8.10 Monkwearmouth to the west and 8.15 Sunderland East to the south

  • Follow this link for a complete list of our Sunderland maps.
  • 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. For a full list of maps for the North East, return to the North East page.
    The Godfrey Edition / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 7 February 2023