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.
  • They are available through our On-line Mapshop

  • Here are the details of maps for Sunderland:

  • Sheet 8.14a Central Sunderland 1895 - published 1982, 2nd Edition 2001; intro by John Griffiths. ISBN.978-0-907554-28-8
  • Sheet 8.14b Central Sunderland 1914 - published 2016; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84784-986-1
  • Sheet 8.14c Central Sunderland 1941 - published 2023; intro by David & Helene Farn. ISBN.978-1-78721-607-5

    We have published three versions of this detailed map, showing how the area changed across the years. Coverage stretches from Sorley Street and the Workhouse eastward to Suffolk Street, and from Monkwearmouth station southward to Belvedere Road and Park Road.

    Features include tramways, railways with Monkwearmouth, Central and Millfield stations, River Wear, Lambton Staiths, Hetton Staiths, Wearmouth Drops, Wear Dock, Bridge Dock, Hetton Colliery Railway, Pontoon Dock, St Peter's church, St Paul's church, St Thomas church, Town Hall, cinema, Museum, Mowbray Park, Empre Theatre, King's Theatre, St Michael's church, Sunderland Workhouse, St Andrew's church, St Mark's church, Wear Flint Glassworks, St Joseph's RC church, Diamond Hall Schools, Deptford Cement Works, Ayre's Quay, etc. We include early street directory extracts on the reverse.

    This map links up with Sheets 8.10 Monkwearmouth to the north, 8.13 Sunderland Pallion to the west, 8.15 Sunderland East to the east, and 14.02 Sunderland South to the south.

  • Follow this link for a complete list of our Sunderland 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 the North East, return to the North East page.
    The Godfrey Edition / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 10 January 2023