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 Durham City:

  • Co Durham 27.01a Durham City 1894 - published 1990; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-0-85054-334-8
  • Co Durham 27.01b Durham City 1915 - published 1985; intro by David Butler. ISBN.978-0-85054-008-6

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

    These very detailed maps cover the City of Durham, with its glorious cathedral, thought by many to be the finest building in England. Our maps cover the core of the city, including the whole of the cathedral area on its loop in the River Wear. Coverage extends west to Neville's Cross, east to much of Gilesgate.

    Features include the Cathedral, University, Castle, South Bailey, North Bailey, Old Elvet, Prison (left blank for security reasons), Claypath, Gilesgate goods station, Elvet station, main NER station, Bede College, St Giles church, carpet manufactory, Workhouse, Grammar School, Neville's Cross, County Hospital, Western Hill, St Cuthbert's church, disused mills, Crook Hall.

    The maps link up with Sheets 20.13 Durham (North) to the north, 27.02 Durham City (East) to the east, 27.05 Durham City (South) to the south.

  • Follow this link for a complete list of our Durham maps.
  • You can order maps direct from our On-line Mapshop. For other information and prices, and other areas, go to The Index Page.
  • 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 / 24 July 2020