Ordnance Survey, Public Health Act Maps of Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Date:1851

Description:These maps were surveyed in 1851 by the Ordnance Survey Department in accordance with the provisions of the Public Health Act, for the Local Board of Health.
The index shows the area covered by the maps - the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme as it was in 1851 (which is considerably smaller than it is today).

The key shows us the abbreviations used on the maps for certain buildings and features:
C.P Cess Pool, Bn Barn, S.H Summer House, BrH Brew House, P.H Public House, B.H Beer House, C.H Coach House, CoH Cow House, W.H Wash House, St Stable, S.G Sewer Grate, F.P Fire Plug, W.P Water Plug, L.P Lamp Post, L Lamp, o Privy, Py Piggery, D.B Dust Bin, P Pump, G.P Gas Plug, S Sink, C.B Coal Bin, W Well, T Trough, B Boiler, Cn Cistern, D.P Dung Pit, (triangle) Trigonometrical Station, (triange)B.M Bench Mark.

Brick or Stone Houses coloured thus (red)
Archways or covered passagers (red with cross)
Wooden houses (grey)
Sheds (grey with horizontal broken lines)
Stone Paving or flagging (blue grey)
Brick Paving (orange)
Macadam(?) or Ballast (yellow/green)
Conservatory Green House or Hot House (grey hatched)


Timeline

The timeline shows resources around this location over a number of years.

1830s
View of the High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
View of the High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This oil painting by James Hulse c. 1839 shows the High Street in Newcastle-under-Lyme. ...

1860s
Burgess Lands Map, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Burgess Lands Map, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This map shows the lands held in trust by the Burgesses of Newcastle-under-Lyme ...

1890s
V Batte's Greengrocers, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme
V Batte's Greengrocers, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Photograph of V. Batte's greengrocers. It later became the Star Inn, Superstar, ...

1910s
Borough Police Force, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Borough Police Force, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Borough Police Force are here seen pictured with the Mayor of Newcastle, William ...

1930s
Police station, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Police station, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Police station opened in 1834, for Newcastle's first police constable, and was ...

1950s
Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Norman Bradshaw, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Norman Bradshaw, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Mayor Choosing ceremony is a tradition in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The newly ...

1980s
Removal of the Original Market Cross, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Removal of the Original Market Cross, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This is the original damaged market cross being removed by crane. The Midland ...

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Creators: Ordnance Survey - Creator

Image courtesy of: Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council

Donor ref:Nm.2017.220.1 (R) (22/38143)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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