Old and Historic Ordnance Survey OS UK Maps
"I'm told there are people who don't care for maps, but I find that hard to believe." - Robert Louis Stevenson
In 1791 the Board of Ordnance established a body to survey Britain; the first 1-inch map, which showed Kent, was produced in 1801. The other counties of the United Kingdom followed. Surveying involved the laborious measuring and mapping of a myriad topographical features, including hills, roads, field boundaries, houses and woods.
We have an extensive range of historic Ordnance Survey Maps available here online. Click a link below find out more.
Sale Prices from £14.07 to £379.28
Map Series Available
We are proud to share thousands of 19th and 20th-century maps on The Francis Frith Collection website, and for you to see them.
Try an online search today and rediscover the ever changing landscape of your favourite towns and villages. These wonderful maps look stunning presented as mounted or framed prints and on stretched canvas prepared in our warehouse. Many are also available as Folded Sheet Maps.
How to begin...
To create your Map, browse our Archive to find the photo or map you would like, then select Buy Print from the list of available options.
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- Old Series (1804-1874)
- County Series (1841-1952)
- Revised New Series (1896-1904)
- Revised New Colour Series (1896-1904)
- Popular Edition (1919-1926)
- New Popular Edition (1945-1959)