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 South Shields:

  • Tyneside Sheet 9a South Shields 1895 - published 1982, 2nd Ed 2008; intro by Roy Young. ISBN.978-0-907554-82-0
  • Tyneside Sheet 9b South Shields 1913 - published 2015; intro by Anthea Lang. ISBN.978-1-84784-909-0

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

    The maps cover the heart of South Shields, with coverage stretching from Ocean Road southward to Dean Lane, and from West Holborn eastward to Sea Road. The many features include railway with High Shields and South Shields stations, Holy Trinity church, Laygate, St Jude's church, St Hilda Colliery, St Hilda Colliery Wagonway, Mill Dam Valley, Holborn Graving Dock, St Hilda's church, landing stage, South Shields Marsden & Whitburn Colliery Railway, other mineral railways, St Michael & All Angels church, part of Westoe along Dean Lane, King Street, Market Place, tramways, Westoe Brewery, Mariners Cottages, Bent House, Westoe Lane station, Glass Works etc.

    This map links up with Tyneside Sheet 3 Mouth of the Tyne to the north, Tyneside Sheet 8 Percy Main to the west,and Tyneside Sheet 16 Harton to the south.

    Follow this link for a complete list of our South Tyneside maps.

    You might find this index map useful.

    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 / godfreyedition@btinternet.com / 7 July 2015