Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Yorkshire

  • 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 Wakefield (S) & Thornes:

  • Yorkshire 248.07a Wakefield (South) 1890 - published 1987; intro by John Goodchild. ISBN.978-0-85054-110-6
  • Yorkshire 248.07b Wakefield (South) 1913 - published 2021; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-78721-401-9

    We have published two versions of this detailed map, showing how the area changed across the years. Each covers the southern part of the town centre, with coverage stretching from Kirkgate southward to Belle Vue and Thornes.

    Features include the River Calder with piers, Aire & Calder Navigation, Kirkgate vstation and extensive railway lines and junctions, Calder Mills, Providence Terrace, malthouses, Rutland Mills, Old Bridge Brewery, Fall Ings, Calder Vale, Grove Iron Works, New Wells, Primrose Hill, chemical works, Belle Vue, St Catherine's church, Wakefield Trinity football ground, Cemetery, cattle market, part of Westgate, Eagle Brewery. Part of Thornes village is in the SW quarter, including St James church, Bishop Blaize Inn, Lowe Hill.

    The map links up with Sheet 248.03 Wakefield North to the north, 248.06 Wakefield West to the west, 248.11 Sandal Magna to the south.

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  • Maps in the Godfrey Edition are taken from the 25 inch to the mile map and reduced to about 15 inches to the mile. Follow this link for a complete list of our Wakefield maps; or here for the whole Yorkshire series.
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