Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Birmingham

  • 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 Small Heath:

  • Warwickshire 14.10a Small Heath & Sparkbrook 1888 - published 2016; intro by Barrie Trinder. ISBN.978-1-84784-966-3
  • Warwickshire 14.10b Small Heath & Sparkbrook 1903 - published 2000; intro by Richard Abbott. ISBN.978-1-84151-154-2
  • Warwickshire 14.10b Small Heath & Sparkbrook 1903 - published 2021; intro by Barrie Trinder. ISBN.978-1-78721-399-9

    We have published three versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. The 1888 version is fully coloured, taken from the beautiful 1st edition OS handcoloured map.

    The maps cover the Small Heath area of Birmingham, and also includes the eastern part of Sparkbrook, and smaller parts of Bordesley and Balsall Heath. Coverage stretches from Gladstone Road eastward to Hay Barn Farm and Hay Mills, and from Kenelm Road southward to Alfred Road. Features include Victoria Park, Coventry Road area, Golden Hillock Road, Birmingham Small Arms Factory, St Cyprian's church, Hay Hall, Warwick & Birmingham Canal, Emmanuel church, GWR railway with Small Heath station, engine shed, Westminster Works, tramways, Football Ground, Matchless cycle works, Christ Church, River Cole etc. On the reverse we include extracts from an early directory.

    The map links up with sheets 14.06 Birmingham East to the north, 14.09 Birmingham South to the west, 14.11 South Yardley to the east and 14.14 Sparkhill to the south.

  • For a full list of maps of Warwickshire, please go to the Birmingham page or (for areas outside Birmingham) to the Warwickshire 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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