Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Edinburgh

  • 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 Edinburgh (SE):

  • Edinburghshire Sheet 3.12a Edinburgh (Newington & Grange) 1896 - published 1983; intro by Barbara & R.J.Morris. ISBN.978-0-90755-455-4
  • Edinburghshire Sheet 3.12b Edinburgh (Newington & Grange) 1905 - published 2023; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-78721-716-4

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. They cover a busy part of South Side Edinburgh, with coverage stretching from Mansion House Road eastward to Prestonfield, and from George Square and Arthur's Seat southward to St Alban's Road and Mayfield church.

    Features on the map include St Leonard's area, Newington area, Mayfield area, Prestonfield, Arthur's Seat, NBR St Leonard's Branch, St Leonard's station and coal depot, Grange area, Sciennes area, East Meadow Park, Parkside Works, tramways, NBR Suburban line with Newington station, Buccleugh Place, St Peter's church, Newington Cemetery etc. We include extracts from early street directories on the reverse.

    The map links up with Edinburgh Sheets 3.08 Holyrood to the north, 3.11 Merchiston to the west, 3.16 Liberton Dams to the south.

  • Follow this link for a complete list of our Edinburgh 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 Scotland, return to the Scotland page.
    The Godfrey Edition / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 27 December 2023