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Rediscover the landscape of the past

Stunningly detailed old maps of places you remember fondly, are important to your family history. Buy old Ordnance Survey Maps Prints, Sheet Maps and Victorian County Maps. Sheet maps have digitally re-projected and enlarged to match the present-day Ordnance Survey Landranger® series so each map is directly comparable with the corresponding Ordnance Survey Landranger® and uses the same sheet number and grid references. Every vintage map on this site is available to order online, in a range of sizes and formats and we guarantee the quality we supply will delight you.

We have prints (framed, mounted, canvas) and full sheet maps (also available framed and on canvas) for the following Ordnance Survery historical map editions/series:

For information on the different Ordnance Survey series available, see this page.

Prices range from £52.75 to £392

Framed Maps

In a variety of styles

Select your map and then select the frame style, mount colour, with or without title and size to suit your own decor, space and budget.

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Postcode Centred Multi-Maps

2 or 4 maps centred on a postcode

Two or Four Maps in a Frame

Products featuring Ordnance Survey maps centred on a postcode of your choice.

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Presentation Frames

Add your personalised message

Framed prints with a personalised message set into the mount - ideal for retirements, anniversaries, weddings & special occasions.

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Sheet Maps

Folded, Flat and Framed

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For each area these are available in 4 key series, the first three were published at different times between 1804 and 1926. The fourth series 'Past & Present' provides a snapshot of the area from four different periods, including the present day.

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Victorian County Maps

Lewis County Maps

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Stunning, full-colour reproductions of hand-tinted original 19th century county maps, created in the 19th century, during the great coaching era for Samuel Lewis' renowned guidebook. Single maps for each English and Welsh county, plus maps covering the whole of Scotland and Ireland.

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Canvas

Feel the nostalgia with rich prints on heavy-duty canvas. Framed or Unframed.

When we receive your order, your canvas print will be made individually for you and hand-stretched over a solid wood frame, which means you are guaranteed the quality you would expect and that makes Frith prints special.

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Mounting

Double mounts with bevel cut aperture. Will arrive wrapped and ready to frame.

When we receive your order your mounted print will be made individually for you and assembled into double bevel cut mounts which means you are guaranteed the quality you would expect and that makes Frith prints special.

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Prints-only

Available for bespoke decorating projects. Often popular with interior designers.

When we receive your order, your print will be made individually for you, which means you are guaranteed the quality you would expect and that makes Frith prints special.

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What people say:

I have been out and just returned to find my map in my office. Thanks for a great service at Christmas, best wishes for the festive season and a happy new year

I have been out and just returned to find my map in my office. Thanks for a great service at Christmas, best wishes for the festive season and a happy new year.


I have been out and just returned to find my map in my office. Thanks for a great service at Christmas, best wishes for the festive season and a happy new year.

regards, Richard

Sent in by Richard Cross

Delighted with map. Many thanks

Sent in by Christina Hardyment

I am writing to let you know how delighted and impressed I am with my historic map of the above address. It has provided me with a fascinating insight into my local area and looks particularly delightful in its frame. Thank you very much!

Sent in by Miss D Langham

I just wanted to say thank you for your help and for the excellent service provided by Francis Frith - my order arrived yesterday, so much sooner than anticipated, and it looks fantastic!

Sent in by N Morris

I just wanted to say a big thank you for the map I ordered from you. It is a present and I am so pleased with it, it will make a wonderful gift. I am so please I found your website and will definately be using you again. Wonderful maps and great quality.

Sent in by Leanne Priestley

Excellent map with which we are absolutely delighted. Unbeatable service. Helpful customer service from Claire and Andrea. I have no hesitation in highly recommending Francis Frith. It is our second purchase and we will definitely be buying more :)

Sent in by Jo Seller

We have just heard from our friend, who has received his map, and is over the moon. He is retracing all the steps of his youth, looking up the streets where family and freinds lived - just what we hoped! Thank you so much.

Sent in by Jennifer Birkett

Just to say a big thank you for the quality of the map I ordered from your company for a Christmas present. I was really pleased with it but was concerned I might not have enough wrapping paper left over- then what did i find but paper & gift tag included.
I am a very satisfied customer
Happy New Year & thanks once again to everyone concerned

Sent in by Sue Whittaker

This is just a huge thank you for the impressive framed map I received yesterday. The recipient of this gift will be delighted I am sure. Thank you again for your great service.

Sent in by June Dowling

Just a quick line to say that I received my framed historical map today and it is utterly wonderful. The gallery style frame is perfect and everything is just how I wanted it. Many thanks for a job well done.

Sent in by Steve Hill

I ordered a framed print of a 1947 map of my Dads birthplace for his 80th birthday online. It arrived the next day! Both print and frame are extremely good quality. I couldn't have wished for better service. I would thoroughly recommend this company.

Sent in by Wendy Nettleship

Hi Andrea. I have spoken to my son and his wife. They have received the picture. They are both delighted with it. Thankyou very much for your efforts.

Sent in by Steve Barton

I just wanted to say thank you for doing such a beautiful job on the map we recently ordered. It arrived exactly when you said it would. Wonderful!

Sent in by Caroline Rhys-Jones

Please accept my thanks for your prompt delivery of my order for the framed Victorian map of Shropshire. This is intended as a present to my brother on a forthcoming significant birthday. I am delighted with the map and the framing: the standard of workmanship is immaculate.
I am so pleased with it that I will order one for myself in the near future. I will be in touch again when I am ready to do so.

Sent in by Mr Alan Lloyd

Just a quick thank you for the lovely framed maps - even better than I imagined they would be. One for my son and daughter in law for their new home in Wales, and one for us in Northamptonshire. They are fascinating and show how much places have changed over the years. Again thank you so much - excellent service and prompt delivery.

Sent in by Fiona Anderson
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