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.
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  • Here are the details of maps for New Silksworth:

  • Co Durham Sheet 14.06 New Silksworth, Tunstall & Ryhope Colliery 1895 - published 2020; intro by David Butler. ISBN.978-1-78721-316-6

    This detailed map covers two pit village south of Sunderland, New Silksworth and Ryhope Colliery, with the medieval hamlet of Tunstall in between.

    Features include Ryhope colliery with coke ovens and railway connections, Ryhope Colliery Railway, Silksworth Colliery Railway, Leechmere House, Leechmere Brick Works, Tunstall Hills, Stob Hill House, Ryhope Colliery village with individual houses and outhouses neatly shown, New Silksworth colliery village also shown in detail, chapels, St Leonard's RC church, Colliery Inn, Lord Seaham Hotel, Elstob House, Maiden Paps, etc. A 1906 directory for Silksworth is included on the reverse. (Note that Silksworth itself is west of this map.)

    This map links up with Sheets 14.02 Sunderland South to the north and 14.07 Ryhope 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. For a full list of maps for the North East, return to the North East page.
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