Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Leicestershire

  • 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 SW Leicester

  • Leicestershire 31.14a Leicester (SW) 1902-1911 - published 1987; intro by Kate Thompson. ISBN.978-0-85054-125-0
  • Leicestershire 31.14b Leicester (SW) 1913 - published 2023; intro by Barrie Trinder. ISBN.978-1-78721-649-5

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years.

    The maps cover a busy area of south Leicester, with coverage stretching from Newarke Street southward to Haddenham Road and St Mary's Fields, and from Minehead Street eastward to Lower Hastings Street. The first map is taken from the Special Edition 1912, principally based on the 1902 revision, but with houses and other buildings built to 1911 in outline form.

    Features include stretch of Great Central Railway, with engine sheds; stretch of MR main line, and Leicester & Burton Branch, but no stations; River Soar, Leicestershire & Northamptonshire Union Canal, Castle Ward, Westcotes Ward, Infirmary, St Mary's church, Castle Mount, Trinity Hospital, Museum & Art Gallery, cemetery, football ground, county cricket ground, West Leigh, Church of the Martyrs, Wyggeston Hospital, Westcotes Grange etc.

    The map links up with Leicestershire sheet 31.10 Leicester NW to the north, 37.02 Aylestone Park to the south and 31.15 Leicester SE to the east.

  • Follow this link for a list of our Leicestershire maps. 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 England, return to the England page.
    The Godfrey Edition / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 2 May 2023