Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Burslem

  • 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 Longport:

  • Staffordshire 11.12a Longport & Porthill 1898 - published 2004; intro by Malcolm Nixon. ISBN.978-0-84151-632-5
  • Staffordshire 11.12b Longport & Porthill 1922 - published 2023; intro by Barrie Trinder. ISBN.978-1-78721-676-1

    These detailed map cover the Porthill area of Wolstanton and the Longport and Middleport area of Burslem. We have published two versions, showing how the area changed across the years.

    The many features include a stretch of the North Staffordshire Railway with Longport station, Midland Tileries, White Hall Works, Longbridge Hayes, gas works, Bradwell Wood Farm, Unicorn Works, Longport area, Dale Hall Works, stretch of Trent & Mersey Canal, Middleport Pottery, New Bridge Pottery, Pitgreen Farm, Porthill village with St Andrew's church, Porthill House, Bradwell Hall, infectious diseases hospital, Beazley House, etc. On the reverse we include excerpts from contemporary directories and specially written introductions to the history of the area.

    The map links up with Staffordshire Sheets 11.08 Tunstall to the north, 12.09 Burslem to the east, 11.11 Chesterton to the west and 11.16 Wolstanton to the south.

    You might find this Index Map useful.

  • For a full list of maps of Staffordshire, please go to the Staffordshire page or the Potteries page.
  • 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 England, return to the England page.
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