Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Edinburgh

  • These are the maps we publish for Edinburgh and Midlothian. Each map includes an introduction.
  • They are available through our On-line Mapshop
  • The County of Edinburgh was renamed Midlothian in 1921. In 1975 it was divided into 2 Districts and in 1996 these became 2 unitary councils, City of Edinburgh and Midlothian.
  • See This Page for a summary of the county's local government history.

  • These maps are all taken from the OS 25" maps and reduced to a scale of approximately 15 inches to the mile.

    The following was transferred to City of Edinburgh District in 1975:

    You might find this index map useful.

    Edinburgh Large Scale Plans: The following maps are taken from the still larger scale 5' or 1:1,056 town plans and reduced down to a scale of a yard to the mile. They cover quite small areas, but show them in wonderful detail, even including the interiors of some public buildings.

  • Most 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
  • You can order maps direct from our On-line Mapshop.
  • This list shows all our maps for the county. We try to keep a full range in print but inevitably some titles fall out of print from time to time. These are noted in our On-line Mapshop.
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    The Godfrey Edition / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 13 June 2024