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.
  • They are available through our On-line Mapshop

  • Here are the details of maps for Low Fell:

  • Co Durham Sheet 6.08a Low Fell 1895 - published 1982, 2nd Edition 2003; intro by John Griffiths. ISBN.978-0-907554-25-7
  • Co Durham Sheet 6.08b Low Fell 1914 - published 2015; intro by Anthea Lang. ISBN.978-1-84784-864-2

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. The maps cover the area from Saltwellpark Mansion southward to Chowdene.

    Features include much of Saltwell Park, Durham Road area, railway with Low Fell station, St Helen's church, Heathfield House, Ashfield House, Saltwell Cemetery, Norwood, Farnacres, and much of the area now covered by the Team Valley Estate. We include extracts from early directories.

    The map links up with Tyneside 23 Gateshead South to the north, Durham 6.07 Lobley Hill to the west, Co Durham 7.05 Gateshead Fell to the east.

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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 the North East, return to the North East page.
    The Godfrey Edition / godfreyedition@btinternet.com / 17 January 2017