Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Suffolk

  • 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 Lowestoft:

  • Suffolk Sheet 10.04 Lowestoft (North) 1904 - published 1998; intro by Robert Malster. ISBN.978-0-85054-977-5
  • Suffolk Sheet 10.08 Lowestoft (South) 1904 - published 1998; intro by Robert Malster. ISBN.978-0-85054-975-1

    We have published a pair of maps for Lowestoft, covering the town in detail. The maps link up with each other; here are brief details of each:


    The Lowestoft North map covers the area from the Market Place and St Peter's church a mile northward to Lowestoft North station, and from the cemetery and St Margaret's church eastward to the coast. Features include High Street with tramway, Lowestoft Denes, St Margaret's Road, St Peter's Street, Old Market Place, Bellevue Park, and the streets and houses of north Lowestoft. In addition to the introduction by Robert Malster, the interesting and informative intro from an 1896 directory is also included, together with details of schools etc.

    The Lowestoft South map continues coverage south, with coverage stretching from Love Road southward to Claremont Pier at South Lowestoft. Features on this busy map include the Inner and Outer Harbour, Herring Basin, Trawl Basin, South Basin, all shown in considerable detail, with railway sidings, slipways, lighthouses, even mooring posts. Also the main station, tramways and tram depot, South Quay, London Road, Coastguard station, Battery Green, Roman Hill, Kirkley Ham. The southern portion of the map covers the northern tip of Kirkley parish, around Claremont Road, Beaconsfield Road, Wellington Esplanade. On the reverse we include the Private Residents entry for Lowestoft from an 1896 directory.

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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 East Anglia, return to the East Anglia page.

    The Godfrey Edition / godfreyedition@btinternet.com / 7 December 2010