Ordnance Survey series (a selection)

Scale Coverage< Description Date
1:1056 London 5-foot plan. Some issued as Land Registry series Late 19 th -20 th cent.
1:1250 London 50-inch plan. Newest version: “Superplan”. Some SIM prints 1950s – present
1:2500 London 25-inch plan. 1950s-1980s
1:2500 London All eds. to WW2. Also Godfrey reduced reproductions Pre-1940
1:2500 Middlesex (west half of London ) All eds. to WW2. Also Godfrey reduced reproductions Pre-1940
1:5000 London . Limited cover “Landplan”  
1:10,560/ 1:10,000 Great Britain . Full cover 6-inch maps. National Grid series. 1950s – present
1:10,560 London , Middlesex and some home counties County sheet line series: Quarter sheets (small format) and Full sheets (large format) 1870s (ed. 1) – 1930s
1:10,560 Scotland County sheet line series: Full sheets Mid-19 th cent. Ed. 1
1:10,560 Ireland County sheet line series: Full sheets, bound in folios by counties Mid-19 th cent. Ed. 1
1:25,000 Great Britain . Full cover 2 ½ inch maps , 1 st series – “The walker’s maps”. Small sheet format 1950s
1:25,000 Great Britain . Full cover 2 ½ inch maps, 2 nd series – “Pathfinder”. Double sheet format 1960s-1990s
1:25,000 Great Britain 2 ½ inch maps, current series in progress – “Explorer”. Large sheet format 2000-
1:50,000 Great Britain . Full cover “Landranger” list / catalogue link 1970s-
1:63,360 Great Britain . Full cover 1 inch maps, 7 th series 1950-1970s
1:63,360 England and Wales/Great Britain . Near full cover 1 st -6 th eds. 1813-1970s
1:250,000 Great Britain “¼ inch” maps, 5 th series, topographic 1950-1960s
1:250,000 Great Britain Road map / Travelmaster / Routemaster 1970s-
1:253,000 Great Britain ¼ inch maps, 4 th ed. 1945-1948
1:625,000/ 1:633,600 Great Britain “10-mile series” thematic maps. Covering all Great Britain in 2 sheets 1950s-1980s