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.
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  • Here are the details of maps for Hunslet:

  • Sheet 218.10a Hunslet 1890 - published 2014; intro by G C Dickinson. ISBN.978-1-84784-788-1
  • Sheet 218.10b Hunslet 1905 - published 1995; intro by G C Dickinson. ISBN.978-0-85054-710-8

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years.

    The maps cover the Hunslet area of south Leeds. Coverage stretches from Lady Pit Lane eastward to Frog Hall Farm and Wakefield Road, and from Jack Lane and Hillidge Road southward to Hunslet Cemetery. As usual there are many strreets of back-to-back housing - with individual houses clearly depicted - and other features include the Midland Railway running through the map, with station, sidings, connecting mineral lines; a stretch of the GNR Hunslet Branch; Leeds Steel Works, a major presence near the centre of the map; Hunslet Carr, with glass works and tannery; Woodhouse Hill; Stourton; Thwaite Gate, with Hunslet Forge; central Hunslet, incl St Mary's church, Hunslet Chemical Works, Hunslet Paper Mills and Old Mills, Crown Bottle Works, malthouses, tramways. To the west, across Hunslet Moor, is the Dewsbury Road area of Hunslet. As usual we include selected extracts from street directories on both maps.

    The map links up with Sheets 218.06 South Leeds to the north, 218.09 Beeston to the west, 218.11 Thorpe Stapleton to the east.

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