Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Gateshead

  • 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 Chopwell:

  • Co Durham Sheet 5.11 Chopwell 1915 - published 2018; intro by Neil Gander. ISBN.978-1-78721-204-6

    This very detailed map covering the village of Chopwell is double-sided for maximum coverage.

    The main map covers the village of Chopwell, extending eastward into Chopwell Wood. Features include St John's church, Garesfield & Chopwell Railway, Chopwell Colliery Pit No.1, coke ovens, Chopwell Hotel, RC church, Chopwell Mill etc. Chopwell, sometimes known as 'Little Moscow', is one of the best known of Durham's pit villages.

    On the reverse we include a section of adjacent sheet 5.10 showing No.2 and No.3 Pits, wagonway, old coal pits etc. (Chopwell directory details are included on the reverse of the Blackhall Mill map.)

    The map links up with Sheet 5.15 Blackhall Mill to the south.

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