Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Edinburgh

  • 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 Edinburgh (E):

  • Sheet 3.08a Edinburgh (Holyrood) 1896 - published 1984; intro by Barbara Morris & R.J.Morris. ISBN.978-0-90755-476-9
  • Sheet 3.08b Edinburgh (Holyrood & Calton Hill) 1905 - published 2023; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-78721-707-2
  • Sheet 3.08c Edinburgh (Holyrood) 1913 - published 2016; intro by Barbara Morris. ISBN.978-1-78721-013-4

    We have published three versions of this map, showing how the area developed across the years. The maps cover the eastern part of central Edinburgh, with coverage stretching from Waverley station eastward to Whinney Hill and from West Nicolson Street northward to Hillside Crescent.

    Features on this busy map include eastern part of Waverley station, University of Edinburgh, Pleasance Brewery, Queen's Park, Holyrood Palace, Calton Hill, Regent Gardens, North and South Bridge, Greenside area, Moray Park Maltings, St Margaret's Works & Locomotive Depot, tramways, Meadowbank area, Abbey Brewery, City Hospital, etc. On the reverse we include extracts from contemporary street directories.

    The map links up with Edinburgh Sheets 3.04 Leith Walk to the north, 3.07 Central Edinburgh to the west, 4.05 Portobello W to the east, 3.12 Newington to the south.

  • Follow this link for a complete list of our Edinburgh 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 Scotland, return to the Scotland page.

    The Godfrey Edition / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 27 December 2023