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 Byker & Heaton:

  • Tyneside Sheet 12a Byker & Heaton 1895 - published 1982; 2nd Edition 1989; intro by Jimmy Donald. ISBN.978-1-84151-216-7
  • Tyneside Sheet 12b Byker & Heaton 1913 - published 1984; 2nd Edition 2003; intro by John Griffiths ISBN.978-1-84784-663-1

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

    Features include Ouseburn, Heaton Ward, Byker Ward, NER railway with Byker Platform, part of Riverside Branch, Heaton station, engine shed, repairing shed, tramways, Jesmond Vale, Armstrong Park, Stepney Bank, St Ann's church, Byker Village, St Michael's church, East End Slaughter House, street after street of terraces, St Barnabas church, St Mark's church, Lawson Main, etc. The 1913 version includes a selection of street directory entries from a 1914 directory.

    The map links up with sheets 5 High Heaton to the north, 11 Central Newcastle to the west, 13 Walker & Hebburn to the east, 19 Gateshead East to the south.

    Follow this link for a complete list of our Newcastle 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 / 12 March 2013