Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Leeds

  • 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 Holbeck:

  • Yorkshire Sheet 218.05a Leeds SW: Holbeck & New Wortley 1888 - published 2011; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84784-498-9
  • Yorkshire Sheet 218.05b Holbeck & New Wortley 1906 - published 1987; intro by G C Dickinson. ISBN.978-0-85054-111-3

    We have published two versions of this busy map, showing how the area changed across the years. Coverage stretches from Amberley Road eastward to David Street, and from Central Station southward to Brown Lane.

    The many features include Central Station; Midland, LNWR and GNR engine sheds; Whitehall Road Goods Station, Holbeck MR and GNR stations, western approaches to City station, Wortley West and East Junctions, Farnley & Wortley station, Canal Junction, Holbeck Junction and all the connecting lines shown in detail, with track layout, signal posts, turntables etc. Industry includes Temple Works, Tower Works, Monk Bridge Iron & Steel Works, Ingram Works, Leeds Gas Works, Whitehall Soap Works. Other features include Holbeck Workhouse, Mint, Mann's Field, New Wortley Cemetery, prison (left blank for security reasons), Cattle Market, numerous churches, tramways, Wortley Recreation Ground, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, and much more.

    Both maps include extracts from an 1889 street directory, the 1888 map including Water Lane and Wellington Street, the 1906 map including a wider selection, including Gelderd Road, Holbeck Lane, Marshall Street, Wellington Road and Whitehall Road.

    The map links up with Sheets 218.01 Leeds NW to the north, 217.08 Wortley to the west, 218.06 South Leedsto the east and 218.09 Beeston to the south.

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  • Most maps in the Godfrey Edition are taken from the 25 inch to the mile map and reduced to about 15 inches to the mile.
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