Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Sunderland

  • 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 Monkwearmouth:

  • Co Durham Sheet 8.10 Monkwearmoiuth & Southwick 1895 - published 1983; intro by Tom Corfe. ISBN.978-0-907554-44-8

    This busy and highly detailed map is one of a group we have published for the City of Sunderland. The map is double-sided to give maximum coverage and covers much of the area north of the River Wear, historically known as Monkwearmouth. Coverage stretches from Southwick eastward to the coast. Features on the main map include Holy Trinity church Southwick, The Green, High Southwick, Low Southwick, Cornhill Dock, Deptford Yard (on the south side of the river), Carley Hill Farm, Carley Hill Wagonway, Sunderland's Newcastle Road football ground (the club had not yet moved to Roker), Wearmouth Colliery, Monkwearmouth Iron & Steel Works, Wearmouth Foundry, Wear Hemp & Wire Rope Works, tramways. Railways include the NER's Newcastle & Sunderland line (though Monkwearmouth station is south of this map), North Dock Branch and Hylton Southwick & Monkwearmouth Branch. The map on the reverse - sheet 8.11 - covers the coastal area including North Dock, Harbour Entrance, lighthouses, Roker Pier, Roker Park, Roker Hotel, SDouth Pier, Coastguard station.

    This map links up with Sheets 8.14 Central Sunderland to the south.

    You might find this index map useful.


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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 / 2 June 2014