Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Newcastle upon Tyne

  • 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 Old Benwell:

  • Tyneside 29a Old Benwell & Denton 1914 - published 2019; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-78721-234-3
  • Tyneside 29b Old Benwell & Denton 1936 - published 2015; intro by Mike Greatbatch. ISBN.978-1-84784-933-5

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years, with massive development between the 1914 and 1936 editions.

    The maps cover the Old Benwell and Denton area west of Newcastle with coverage from Fox & Hounds Lane westwards to Rokeby Street.

    Features include Denton Burn area, Denton Hall, East Denton area, Benwell Hill, course of Hadrian's Wall, West Road, St Cuthbert's Grammar School, Benwell Cottage, St Margaret's church (at foot of map), Holy Saviour church (at west of map), stretch of LNER Scotswood-Wylam railway, St George's RC church, tramways, Wood House Farm etc.

    The map links up with Tyneside Sheet 25 Newburn to the west, 10 Arthurs Hill to the east, 26 Scotswood to the south.

  • Follow this link for a complete list of our North East 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 / 26 April 2019