Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Peterborough

  • 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 Peterborough:

  • Northants Sheet 8.11 a Central Peterborough 1901 - published 1999; intro by John Gough. ISBN.978-1-84151-103-0
  • Northants Sheet 8.11 b Peterborough 1924 - published 2006; intro by Barrie Trinder. ISBN.978-1-84151-953-1

    We have published two versions of this detailed map, so you can see how central Peterborough changed across the years. The maps cover the central area, with coverage stretching from Priestgate northward to Taverners Road, and from Westwood Park Road eastward to Crawthorne Road. The Cathedral is in the lower right corner. Other features include the main station, with track layout shown, and other railway features such as engine and wagon repair sheds; Westwood engineering works, Old Gaol, Queen Street Iron Works, Market Hall, Infirmary, Poor Law Institution or Workhouse, St John the Baptist church, Deanery, St Peter's College, Guildhall, Westwood House, County Court, Westgate, Cowgate, Low Causeway, Theatre Royal, Kings School, All Saints church (top right corner), St Mark's church, St Barnabas church, tramways. Directory extracts are included on the reverse: the 1901 version includes a list of private residents from the 1898 directory, the 1924 version has the A-D entries from the commercial entry of a 1920 directory.

    This map links up with Northants Sheet 8.07 Peterborough North to the north, 8.12 Peterborough East to the east and 8.16 Peterborough South to the south.

  • Follow this link for a complete list of our Peterborough maps.
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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 England, return to the England page.
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