Ordnance Survey First Series: Yorkshire 280

The personnel of the Ordnance Survey first undertook a full surveying of the country between 1842 and 1893, which resulted in the "First Series" maps. These were published as a series of large sheets for each county at a scale of six inches to the mile.

The Yorkshire 280 sheet (published 1854) was surveyed between 1850 and 1851, and covers the following area:

A fully zoomable version of the sheet is available to view on the National Library of Scotland's web site:

Yorkshire 280 (1854).jpg

The subsequent 1890s revision of the six inch map was subdivided into four separate sheets: CCLXXX N.W., CCLXXX N.E., CCLXXX S.W. and CCLXXX S.E.

Ordnance Survey First Series: Yorkshire 280

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This page was last modified on 15 August 2019 and has been edited by Dave Pattern.

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