Old Ordnance Survey Maps of County Durham

  • 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 Washington:

  • Co Durham Sheet 7.14 Washington 1896 - published 1997; intro by David Butler. ISBN.978-0-85054-914-0

    This detailed map of the original Washington is double-sided to give maximum coverage. The main map covers the area west of the village, a semi-rural landscape which includes Old Washington, the Washington Wagonway, Brandy Row, Washington Colliery. Wagonman's Row is at the top of the map. The map extends west across Washington Moor to High Washington, Havannah Terrace and the terrace known as New York. On the reverse we include a large part of adjacent sheet 7.15 and this includes the actual village of Washington, including Old Hall, Holy Trinity church, Dame Margaret's Home, RC church. The hamlet known as New Washington is at the top of the map. At the extreme right is a section of the Leamside & Ferryhill railway line with Usworth station.

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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 / 20 August 2006