OS maps on­line

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The Na­tional Li­brary of Scot­land has com­pleted its project to put the com­plete 25-inch-to-the-mile Ord­nance Sur­vey maps for Eng­land and Wales on­line; these are the most de­tailed to­po­graphic maps from the 1840s to the 1950s. The maps are use­ful for lo­cal his­tory, al­low­ing al­most ev­ery fea­ture in the land­scape to be shown. They pro­vide good de­tail of all build­ings, streets, rail­ways, in­dus­trial premises, park­land, farms, wood­land and rivers. Ex­plore them for free at http:// maps.nls.uk/os/25inch-eng­lan­dand-wales/in­dex.html.

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