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Maps of England and Wales - 1 inch new

England & Wales New Series 1 inch - Map List

New Series (post 1900)

The New Series of the Geological Survey of England and Wales (GSEW) was officially inaugurated in 1900 with a standard sheet size and numbering from north to south and left to right. The basemaps were the second edition of the Ordnance Survey (OS) maps introduced in 1885. GSEW maps 1-73 actually followed the New Series Layout from 1885 and have the New Series sheet number in brackets beside the Old Series numbers. These sheets are listed in the Old Series list.
South of maps 1-73, the new sheet lines gradually departed from the Old Series layout. Hand coloured outline New Series maps began to appear in 1893 for the southern sheets that had been folio-sized sheets in the Old Series. These are rare. Colour printing was introduced in 1902 and the New Series was rolled out across the country. Until an Old Series sheet area was completely superseded by the publication of all the New Series sheets covering it (as many as four), it continued to be issued in hand coloured form. A date of issue stamp on the reverse side of the map read "Coloring (sic) Department O.S.O. Southampton" and was initialled by the colourist and the checker. Hand coloured maps for some localities continued to be issued into the 1930s.
All sheets covered a standard 12 by 18 mile rectangle (map area 12 x 18 inches) and included a geological section below the map. The actual sheet size extended typically to 19 to 21 inches by 24 to 30 inches, depending on the depth of the section and the amount of geological information. .

The National Grid was introduced after World War Two. Pre-war maps without the grid have a more uncluttered and attractive appearance and often retained the hachuring, lettering and coastline depiction of the earlier maps. The pre-war printed colours were generally lighter and less contrasting than on post war editions. Colour printed maps used a lighter paper and tend not to have lasted as well. Many users continued the tradition of cutting, mounting on linen and folding for use in the field; this avoided wear and tear on the folds.
Until the 1980s the maps were generally issued as flat maps. In 1937 there was a folded edition in a card cover incorporating geologists inspecting an outcrop. This is now uncommon. The one inch scale was officially superseded by the 1:50,000 scale which began to be printed in 1972. These continued the same layout and numbering. Published folded maps returned in the mid 1980s with plain pale blue covers. Modern covers have a photograph of a landscape covered by the particular map.
The following list concentrates on the pre-war maps. A current list of post-war maps is available upon request.

England & Wales 1 inch New Series - No.1-70

Sheet

3

Region

Ford

Date

1932

Size (in)

S

Condition

G. creases of early quarter folds. 40% blank as Scotland

Price

£12

Sheet

3D

Region

Ford

Date

1932

Size (in)

S

Condition

G. creases of early quarter folds. 40% blank as Scotland

Price

£12

Sheet

4

Region

Holy Island

Date

1925

Size (in)

S

Condition

G. creases of early quarter folds. 40% blank as sea

Price

£12

Sheet

5

Region

The Cheviot

Date

1932

Size (in)

S

Condition

G. creases of early quarter folds. 40% blank as Scotland

Price

£12

Sheet

6

Region

Alnwick

Date

1930

Size (in)

S

Condition

G. creases of early quarter folds.

Price

£12

Sheet

6D

Region

Alnwick

Date

1930

Size (in)

S

Condition

G. creases of early quarter folds.

Price

£12

Sheet

9

Region

Rothbury

Date

1934

Size (in)

S

Condition

G. Flat

Price

£12

Sheet

11

Region

Longtown

Date

1925

Size (in)

S

Condition

F. creased and dusty. 90% blank as Scotland

Price

£8

Sheet

17

Region

Carlisle

Date

1925

Size (in)

S

Condition

F. creased and dusty.

Price

£8

Sheet

18*

Region

Brampton

Date

1930

Size (in)

S

Condition

F. creased and dusty. Neat pencil notes.

Price

£8

Sheet

18D

Region

Brampton

Date

1930

Size (in)

S

Condition

G. creases of early quarter folds.

Price

£12

Sheet

22

Region

Maryport

Date

1930

Size (in)

S

Condition

F. creased and dusty. 65% sea.

Price

£8

Sheet

22

Region

Maryport

Date

1930

Size (in)

S

Condition

F. creased and dusty. 65% sea.

Price

£8

Sheet

28

Region

Whitehaven

Date

1929

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. Flat. 50% sea.

Price

£12

Sheet

28D

Region

Whitehaven

Date

1930

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. Flat. 50% sea.

Price

£12

Sheet

42D

Region

Northallerton

Date

1911

Size (in)

S

Condition

P to F. Creased.

Price

£6

Sheet

43

Region

N.York Moors

Date

1909

Size (in)

S

Condition

P to F. Creased.

Price

£6

Sheet

53

Region

Yorks. Helmsley

Date

1909 1st

Size (in)

18.5x24.5

Condition

Fair to good. CMLF.No covers.

Price

£12

Sheet

53D

Region

Pickering, Helmsley

Date

1909

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. Flat.

Price

£12

Sheet

54D

Region

Scarbourough

Date

1908

Size (in)

S

Condition

F to G. Flat.

Price

£10

Sheet

55

Region

Yorks. Filey

Date

1909

Size (in)

18x23

Condition

F. Cut, linen-taped hinges to fold. 80% sea. Key in sea.

Price

£12

Sheet

63D**

Region

York

Date

1909

Size (in)

S

Condition

VG. Flat.

Price

£15

Sheet

64D*

Region

Great Driffield

Date

1909

Size (in)

S

Condition

VG. Flat.

Price

£15

Sheet

65D

Region

Bridlington

Date

1909

Size (in)

S

Condition

F. Flat. Dusty. Old tape stain.

Price

£8

England & Wales 1 inch New Series - No.71-140

Sheet

71D*

Region

Pocklington

Date

1909

Size (in)

S

Condition

G. Flat.

Price

£12

Sheet

72D*

Region

Beverley

Date

1909

Size (in)

S

Condition

G. Flat.

Price

£12

Sheet

73D

Region

Hornsea

Date

1909

Size (in)

S

Condition

F to G. Flat. 60% sea.

Price

£10

Sheet

85D

Region

Manchester

Date

1930

Size (in)

S

Condition

G. Flat. Coal seams named in Margin.

Price

£12

Sheet

87D*

Region

Barnsley

Date

1942

Size (in)

S

Condition

P. Worn on folds

Price

£4

Sheet

92, 93, 105, 106, 118-19

Region

Anglesey Special sheet

Date

1958

Size (in)

35 x 27

Condition

Good. Folded paper. Soil Survey

Price

£10

Sheet
92, 93, parts 94, 105, 106
Description
Anglesey, 1920. Special sheet, mainland not coloured. Colour printed, 67 x 87.5cm (26.5 x 34.25in.), dissected and mounted on linen folding between light brown cloth covered card covers. Published separately following the issue of the Geological Survey 2 vol. memoir by Edward Greely. In very good condition.
Price

£75

Photo
Sheet

96D

Region

Liverpool

Date

1923

Size (in)

S

Condition

G. Flat but creases of old folds

Price

£12

Sheet

100

Region

Sheffield

Date

1914

Size (in)

S

Condition

Fair. Worn on old folds.

Price

£8

Sheet

108**

Region

N.Wales, Flint

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

12x 24.5

Condition

Good. CMLF.Good covers.

Price

£12

Sheet

110

Region

Macclesfield

Date

1906

Size (in)

S

Condition

P to F. Flat

Price

£6

Sheet

110*

Region

Macclesfield

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

13x19.5

Condition

Fair to good. CMLF.Card covers

Price

£10

Sheet

112*

Region

Chesterfield

Date

1913

Size (in)

18 x 24

Condition

Very good. Folded cartridge.

Price

£20

Sheet

113

Region

Ollerton

Date

1911

Size (in)

S

Condition

F. Creases on old folds

Price

£8

Sheet

123

Region

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

Condition

Poor. Flat.

Price

£2

Sheet

125

Region

Derby

Date

1908

Size (in)

18 x 24

Condition

Fair. Folded cartridge.

Price

£10

Sheet

125*

Region

Derby

Date

1900

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. Flat.

Price

£12

Sheet

126**

Region

Nottingham

Date

1908

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. Flat.

Price

£12

Sheet

139D

Region

Stafford

Date

1937

Size (in)

S

Condition

Fair. Worn on old folds.

Price

£8

England & Wales 1 inch New Series - No.141-210

Sheet

142D**

Region

Melton Mowbray

Date

1909

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. Flat.

Price

£12

Sheet

152

Region

Shrewsbury

Date

1932

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. Flat but old folds.

Price

£12

Sheet

152D

Region

Shrewsbury

Date

1932

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. Flat but old folds. No section

Price

£12

Sheet

153

Region

Wolverhampton

Date

1929

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. Folded cartridge.

Price

£12

Sheet

153D

Region

Wolverhampton

Date

1929

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. Folded cartridge. No section

Price

£12

Sheet

154D

Region

Lichfield

Date

1922

Size (in)

S

Condition

Fair to Good. Flat but old folds.

Price

£10

Sheet

154-55, 168-69

Region

Coventry Hydrogeological Survey

Date

pre-war

Size (in)

24.5x68

Condition

G to VG. CMLF. Hard covers. Joined col.prints.

Price

£40

Sheet

155

Region

Atherstone

Date

1899

Size (in)

 

Condition

F to G. Flat. Engr.col.wash. Unusual in New Series.

Price

£20

Sheet

155d**

Region

Atherstone

Date

1910

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. Flat

Price

£12

Sheet

156D*

Region

Leicester

Date

1903

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. Flat

Price

£12

Sheet

229

Region

S.Wales, Carmarthen

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

12 x 30.5

Condition

Good. CMLF. Good covers.

Price

£15

Sheet

168D

Region

Birmingham

Date

1924

Size (in)

S

Condition

Poor. Worn on folds

Price

£2

Sheet

169D

Region

Coventry

Date

1922

Size (in)

S

Condition

Poor. Worn on folds

Price

£2

Sheet

208D

Region

Woodbridge

Date

1928

Size (in)

S

Condition

Fair. Cut and linen taped to fold. 50% Sea

Price

£4

England & Wales 31 inch New Series - No.211-280

Region
Sheet

212-13, 230-31

Region

S.Wales, Myrther Tydfil

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

24x52

Condition

G. CMLF.Good covers. N ½ -outline + part col.wash/ S ½ -Col. Print.

Price

£30

Sheet

214, 232

Region

S.Wales, Bryn Mawr

Date

1902

Size (in)

31x24

Condition

VG. CMLF. Good covers. N ½ -outline. S ½ -Col. print

Price

£15

Sheet

217D

Region

Moreton-on-Marsh

Date

1929

Size (in)

S

Condition

Fair. Cut and linen taped to fold. 50% Sea

Price

£4

Sheet

225

Region

Felixstowe

Date

1923

Size (in)

S

Condition

Fair. Cut and linen taped to fold. 95% Sea

Price

£4

Sheet

229 d

Region

S.Wales, Carmarthen

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

12 x 30.5

Condition

Good. CMLF. Good covers.

Price

£10

Sheet

230

Region

S.Wales, Porthcawl

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

12 x 30.5

Condition

Good. CMLF. Good covers.

Price

£10

Sheet

231 D

Region

S.Wales, Myrther Tydfil

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

13x19.5

Condition

F to G. CMLF. Card covers

Price

£8

Sheet

231-32 D

Region

Aberdare, Tredegar

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

12x50

Condition

Good. CMLF.Good covers.

Price

£25

Sheet

232

Region

Abergavenney

Date

1902

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. Flat.

Price

£12

Sheet

232D*

Region

Abergavenney

Date

1902

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. Flat.

Price

£12

Sheet

238D

Region

Aylesbury

Date

1932

Size (in)

S

Condition

Fair. Worn on Folds

Price

£8

Sheet

239

Region

Herts, Hertford

Date

1924

Size (in)

23x19

Condition

Good. Cartridge folded.

Price

£10

Sheet

244D

Region

Linney Head

Date

1921

Size (in)

S

Condition

F to G. 85% sea. Key and section within sea area

Price

£8

Sheet

245D

Region

Bembroke

Date

1921

Size (in)

S

Condition

Fair. Worn on folds. Tape stains of old repair.

Price

£6

Sheet

246

Region

S.Wales, Worms Head

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

18x24

Condition

Very good. CMLF. Light covers.

Price

£12

Sheet

246D

Region

S.Wales, Worms Head

Date

1906

Size (in)

S

Condition

F to G. Worn on folds.Tape stains of old repair. 60% sea

Price

£8

Sheet

246D

Region

S.Wales, Worms Head

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

12x24

Condition

Good. CMLF. Light covers.

Price

£10

Sheet

247*

Region

S.Wales, Llanelly

Date

1907

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. CMLF. Light covers. 30% sea.

Price

£12

Sheet

247D

Region

S.Wales, Llanelly

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. CMLF. Light covers.

Price

£10

Sheet

247D

Region

S.Wales, Llanelly

Date

1907

Size (in)

S

Condition

F. worn on old folds.

Price

£8

Sheet

248*

Region

S.Wales, Pontypridd

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

12x24

Condition

Good. CMLF. Trimmed. Light covers.

Price

£10

Sheet

248D

Region

S.Wales, Llantrisant

Date

1902

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. Flat.

Price

£12

Sheet

249

Region

S.Wales, Newport

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

25x12

Condition

Good. CMLF. Good covers.

Price

£10

Sheet

249*

Region

S.Wales, Newport

Date

1922

Size (in)

S

Condition

F to G. Worn on old folds

Price

£10

Sheet

249D*

Region

S.Wales, Newport

Date

1922

Size (in)

S

Condition

F to G. Worn on old folds

Price

£10

Sheet

231-32, 248-49

Region

S.Wales, Abergavenney

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

24x50

Condition

Good. CMLF. Good covers. 4 sheets joined.

Price

£35

Sheet

254*

Region

Henley on Thames

Date

1905

Size (in)

S

Condition

VG. Flat

Price

£15

Sheet

255*

Region

Beaconsfield

Date

1922

Size (in)

S

Condition

F to G. worn on old folds. Linen-backed

Price

£10

Sheet

256

Region

N. London

Date

1925

Size (in)

S

Condition

F to G. worn on old folds.

Price

£10

Sheet
Parts 255-57, 269-71
Description

Geological Map of London District, 1927. Base map to 1914. Colour printed, 74 x 99m (29 x 39in.), dissected and mounted on linen folding between light purplish grey cloth book-style covers. City to NE of map centre. Coverage extends to Barnet on N edge, Purley on S, Windsor on W and Woolwich on E. Section between Beaconsfield and Purley in base margin. Clean, bright and in very good condition.

Photo
Price

£95

Sheet

257***

Region

Romford

Date

1925

Size (in)

S

Condition

G. single fold. Linen-backed

Price

£12

Sheet

(257)

Region

London Special sheet 2 of 4

Date

1904

Size (in)

Condition

Good. Folded.

Price

£18

Sheet

263

Region

Cardiff

Date

1903

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. Flat. 50% sea.

Price

£12

Sheet

266

Region

Wilts, Marlborough

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

12x30.5

Condition

Good. CMLF. Good covers.

Price

£10

Sheet

266D*

Region

Wilts, Marlborough

Date

1925

Size (in)

S

Condition

Fair. Worn on old folds

Price

£8

Sheet

268

Region

Reading

Date

1898

Size (in)

S

Condition

F to G. Flat. Engr.col.wash. Unusual in New Series.

Price

£20

Sheet

268D

Region

Reading

Date

1904

Size (in)

S

Condition

G. Flat.

Price

£12

Sheet

269***

Region

Windsor

Date

1920

Size (in)

S

Condition

G. Flat. Single fold.

Price

£12

Sheet

(271)

Region

London special sheet 4, SE

Date

1904

Size (in)

15.5x22.5

Condition

V good. CMLF. Stanford card covers.

Price

£20

England & Wales 1 inch New Series - No.281-353

Sheet

282

Region

Wilts, Devizes

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

12 x 30.5

Condition

Good. CMLF. Good covers.

Price

£10

Sheet

295

Region

Taunton

Date

1907

Size (in)

S

Condition

Fair. Worn on old folds

Price

£8

Sheet

300

Region

Hants, Alresford

Date

1905

Size (in)

S

Condition

Fair. Worn on old folds.

Price

£8

Sheet

311

Region

Wellington

Date

1906

Size (in)

S

Condition

F to G. Cut and linen –taped to fold.

Price

£10

Sheet

314

Region

Hants

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

12x18

Condition

Good. CMLF. covers

Price

£12

Sheet

316

Region

Hants, Fareham

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

15x21

Condition

Good. CMLF. Good covers. Col.wash. Signature.

Price

£25

Sheet

316

Region

Hants, Fareham

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

15x21+ cover

Condition

Good. CMLF. Good covers.

Price

£10

Sheet

316D

Region

Fareham

Date

1905

Size (in)

S

Condition

F - G. Wear on old Folds. Wells and pipelines in red ink.

Price

£10

Sheet

328D

Region

Dorset, Dorchester

Date

1904

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. Folded. 40% sea.

Price

£18

Sheet

329

Region

Bournemouth

Date

1904

Size (in)

S

Condition

F-G. Wear on folds. 20% sea.

Price

£10

Sheet

330

Region

Hampshire, I.of W

Date

1893

Size (in)

S

Condition

G. Flat cartridge. Engr,col.wash. Unusual in New Series.

Price

£45

Sheet

333

Region

Sussex, Worthing

Date

1893

Size (in)

S

Condition

G.Flat. Engr,col.wash. Unusual in New Series. 90% sea.

Price

£25

Sheet

334

Region

Sussex, Eastbourne

Date

1893

Size (in)

S

Condition

G.Flat. Engr,col.wash. Unusual in New Series. 60% sea.

Price

£35

Sheet

334

Region

Sussex, Eastbourne

Date

1895

Size (in)

S

Condition

G.Flat. Engr,col.wash. Unusual in New Series. 60% sea.

Price

£20

Sheet

330-1,344-5

RESERVED

Region

Isle of Wight special sheet

Date

1903

Size (in)

S

Condition

Good. Folded. Very good graphic. Coastal fossil notes.

Price

£25

Sheet

339*

Region

Dorset, Devon, Teignmouth

Date

1910

Size (in)

18x24

Condition

G.CMLF.Col.wash of NE corner + section in margin.

Price

£10

Sheet

339

Region

Dorset, Devon

Date

1910

Size (in)

12x18

Condition

F.Cut with linen-taped folds. Signature:Boswell

Price

£10

Sheet

341

Region

West Fleet, Chesil bank

Date

1895

Size (in)

S

Condition

F-G.Flat..Eng,col.wash.Unusual inNew Series.90% sea.

Price

£15

Sheet

341

Region

West Fleet, Chesil bank

Date

1905 1st

Size (in)

17.5x23.5

Condition

Good. CMLF. Card covers. 90% sea

Price

£8

Sheet

346

Region

Newquay

Date

1906

Size (in)

S

Condition

F-G. Wear on folds. 45% sea.

Price

£10

Sheet

347

Region

Bodmin

Date

1909

Size (in)

s

Condition

F-G. Wear on folds.

Price

£10

Sheet

349

Region

Ivybridge, Devon

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

12 x 18.5

Condition

Fair. Linen taped folds. Light cartridge.

Price

£10

Sheet

350

Region

Torquay, Devon

Date

n.d.

Size (in)

13 x 19

Condition

Fair. CMLF.

Price

£

Sheet

352

Region

Falmouth

Date

1906

Size (in)

S

Condition

VG. Flat.

Price

£15

Sheet

353*

Region

Mevagissey

Date

1908

Size (in)

S

Condition

G. Flat. 75% sea.

Price

£12

Sheet

356

Region

Start Point

Date

1912

Size (in)

S

Condition

VG. Flat. 85% sea.

Price

£15

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