Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Tyneside

  • 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 Percy Main:

  • Tyneside Sheet 8a Percy Main 1895 - published 1984, 2nd Ed 2003; intro by John Griffiths. ISBN.978-0-907554-57-8
  • Tyneside Sheet 8b Percy Main 1913 - published July 2017; intro by Anthea Lang. ISBN.978-1-78721-072-1

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years.

    The maps cover the area south of North Shields and includes a busy docklands area, including Northumberland Dock and Albert Edward Dock. Other features include Commissioners' Staiths, Whitehill Point, Whitehill Point Ferry, a host of staiths and their railways, Seatonburn Wagonway, NER Blyth & Tyne Section, Cramlington Colliery Railway, engine shed, Backworth Colliery Railway, Milbourn Place area of North Shields, East Howdon, NER railway with Percy Main station, tramways, St John's church, Low Row Junction, Engine Shed Junction; plus the entrance to Tyne Dock and some graving docks across the river

    This map links up with Tyneside Sheet 2 North Shields to the north, Sheet 7 Willington Quay to the west, Sheet 9 South Shields to the east, Sheet 15 East Jarrow to the south.

  • Follow this link for a complete list of our North East maps.
  • 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 the North East, return to the North East page.
    The Godfrey Edition / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 14 July 2017