Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Bristol

  • 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 Bristol NW:

  • Gloucs Sheet 71.16 Bristol (NW) & Clifton 1882 - published 2016; intro by Mike Bone. ISBN.978-1-84784-999-1
  • Gloucs Sheet 71.16 Bristol (NW) & Clifton 1901 - published 1998; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-0-85054-942-3

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. The 1882 version is fully coloured, taken from the beautiful handcoloured Ordnance Survey 1st edition map.

    The maps cover a major area of Bristol, together with much of Clifton. Coverage stretches from Clifton College eastward to Stokes Croft, and from Brandon Hill and Bristol Bridge northward to Apsley Road and Chantry Road. The many features include Tyndall's Park, Park Row, tramways, Victoria Rooms, Victoria Park, St Andrew's church, Christ Church, Zoo, Clifton College, Clifton Down station, Cotham, Haymarket, St James church, Colston Avenue, St Nicholas church, tram depot, Royal Infirmary, Colston Hall, Cabot Tower, Turkish Baths, University College, St George's church, Grammar School, Guildhall, Kingsdown, St Augustine's Bridge, etc. On the reverse we include street extracts from contemporary street directories.

    The map links up with sheets 71.12 Redland to the north, 71.15 Clifton Down to the west, 72.13 Bristol NE to the east and 75.04 Bristol SW to the south.

  • Follow this link for a complete list of our Bristol or Gloucestershire series maps, or for other South West counties.
  • 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 / 28 October 2016