Old Ordnance Survey Maps of County Durham

  • 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 Blackhill & Shotley Bridge:

  • Co Durham 11.10a Blackhill & Shotley Bridge 1895 - published 1995; intro by Carolyn Ball. ISBN.978-0-85054-779-5
  • Co Durham 11.10b Blackhill & Benfieldside 1919 - published 2018; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-78721-146-9

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. The maps cover the area from the centre of Shotley Bridge (extreme NW corner of map) and Benfieldside, southward to Consett Park and eastward to Medomsley Road.

    Features include railway with Blackhill station, St Cuthbert's church, Benfieldside House, Cutlers' Hall, St Mary's RC church, Mechanics Institute, Cemetery, Consett Park, Olympia Picture Theatre, quarries, old coal shafts, schools, chapels, Bridge Hill, No.1 Farm, etc. The 1919 version includes a 1906 directory of Blackhill from Kelly's Directory.

    The 1895 version also includes a portion of adjacent sheet 11.06, extending coverage north.

    The map links up with Sheets 11.06 Shotley Bridge North to the north, 11.11 Leadgate to the east, and 11.14 Consett 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. For a full list of maps for England, return to the England page.
    Alan Godfrey Maps, Prospect Business Park, Leadgate, Consett, Co Durham, DH8 7PW / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 30 January 2022