Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Somerset

  • 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 Taunton:

  • Somerset Sheet 70.12a Taunton 1886 - published 2014; intro by Tony Painter. ISBN.978-1-84784-754-6
  • Somerset Sheet 70.12b Taunton 1903 - published 1992; intro by Tom Mayberry. ISBN.978-0-85054-685-9

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. The 1886 version is fully coloured, taken from the beautiful handcoloured 1st Edition. The maps provide detailed coverage of central Taunton and the area eastward to Holway Bridge and Holway Green.

    Features include town centre with individual buildings neatly shown; railway station, River Tone, Grand Western Canal, Bridgwater & Taunton Canal, Shire Hall, Shuttern Pridge, St John's church, barracks, St George's RC church, St Mary Magdalene's church, Castle Green, Coal Orchard area, North Town area, St James church, Franciscan Convent, Taunton Workhouse, Lambrook Farm, Moor Farm, Taunton & Somerset Hospital etc. Various directory extracts are included on the reverse.


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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 England, return to the England page.

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