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Re: canal bridge numbering.
British Waterways maintain number plates on almost all of the bridges on the network which they manage and many walking (and cycling) publications make...
Jun 12, 2005
Computerised OS data
Can you help me. I am long term subscriber to the group, but much more of a reader then a writer. I have some planning/developmen
t issues around my property....
Jun 11, 2005
OS / AA Leisure Guides
Does anyone know of a definitive listing of these guides first published in the early '80s and what changes, if any, were made to the maps contained? There...
May 30, 2005
Web site update.
Please be informed (as they say!) that the hosting part of my web site is now to be found at _http://www.
May 28, 2005
I currently have two freestanding wooden shelving units available. These are ideally suited to storing folding OS maps, and with nine shelves they will each...
May 27, 2005
Re: Access Explorers
I have just acquired a few copies of the new editions of the Explorer maps for Wales and Northern England published this week principally for the 'open...
May 27, 2005
OL First Series
For many years I have assumed that all the Outdoor Leisure maps based on the 1:25K First Series came out in the brown "bird" covers and were un-numbered....
May 24, 2005
Recently Aquried 7th Series Set
I have recently aquired a set of approx. 20 seventh series one inch OS maps on cloth of the north of England and Scotland from 1957/58 and 59. I was just...
May 23, 2005
Another mapping web site
Definently non OS, but I have just come across the Michelin routing web site. It goes down to street level, including selected house numering. Worth a look at...
May 18, 2005
Re: map storage unit no longer for sale
The map cabinet which I recently offered for disposal has now been disposed of to a good home. Thanks to those who expressed an interest. Alan B Middlewich ...
May 9, 2005
OS to the rescue
I stared for some time in bewilderment at an 1831 map showing a proposed highway diversion, but I simply could not relate what was shown on the left-hand...
May 8, 2005
Cambridge Seminar - Medieval Floor Mosaics
Apologies for cross posting, enquiries to Tom please ... tpcd2@... Anne Taylor Head of Map Department, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge...
May 6, 2005
Re: Map cover oddity
If you look at the cover of the current edition of Explorer OL1 'The Peak District: Dark Peak area' (A1, 2004) you'll see a photo of Three Shires Head at the...
May 3, 2005
Leisure Map Catalogue - May 2005.
The summary lists updated from the Leisure Map Catalogue may be found in the usual place, i.e. _www.watsonlv.
May 3, 2005
OS source of Soviet Mapping - Radio 4 Programme
Those who attended the CCS visit to the DGIA at Feltham will have heard about the planned Radio 4 programme which will examine the Blackpool town plan produced...
May 3, 2005
Ellis Martin MAP
... <mailto:blurry_147@...> > blurry_147@... as he not a member of the group ... Hello,I recentky bought a rather nice map of snowdonia, its a...
May 3, 2005
Re: map storage unit for sale
Due to lack of space I am forced to dispose of a lockable metal vertical map/plan chest. Vital statistics are 43cm deep x 94cm broad x 139cm tall. It has a...
May 1, 2005
The article on p47 of the latest Sheetlines about treatment of works projected or in progress led me to the original correspondence in Sheetlines 39. Roger...
Apr 24, 2005
OS Map Covers - Reference Numbers
In the latest edition of Sheetlines (72), Lez Watson has drawn attention to a list of Landranger covers on his website as part of a work-in-progress. This is...
Apr 24, 2005
From the SABRE roads website: "In 1974, the 1:50,000 (now Landranger) series was introduced in In Southern England & Wales while the One inch Maps were still...
Apr 23, 2005
Outdoor Leisure Sheet 28 - Thames Valley [unpublished]
While browsing Lez Watson's online listings, I came across an entry for Outdoor Leisure sheet 28 which indicated the number was originally allocated to a sheet...
Apr 8, 2005
Maps training course 1-2 June Edinburgh
Apologies for cross posting. Further to my previous announcement I am pleased to say that the full programme and the registration form for this course are now...
Apr 7, 2005
Leisure Map Catalogue - April 2005
The small scale map summary lists have been updated and may be found at _http://www.
Apr 6, 2005
Sheetlines 72 should be distributed to Charles Close Society members within the next ten days. This issue includes: * The first part of a fascinating study by...
Apr 2, 2005
Two interesting items are currently on ebay. THE HISTORIANS GUIDE TO ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS item 7311822583 starting at 99p ...
Mar 31, 2005
Maps Training Course (Edinburgh)
The Map Curators' Group are pleased to announce a TRAINING COURSE for all those with maps in their care. Apologies for cross posting. “Wired for Maps: A...
Mar 30, 2005
Re: History of National Grid Query
I have had just finished reading Richard Oliver's excellent article on "The Evolution of the Ordnance Survey National Grid" published in Sheetlines 43 (August...
Mar 29, 2005
Re: boundary adopted for purposes of OS
Anyone who casts a glance at the Ordnance Survey's mapping of the Dee estuary will not fail to notice the words written along the national boundary along the...
Mar 28, 2005
1:500 Town Plans
Can anyone point me in the direction of a listing of the individual sheets at this scale, i.e a record of which sheet numbers were actually published, rather...
Mar 26, 2005
Not an OS question but one related to time and calendars. Someone here may be able to help. Puzzler: Why, 3 days before Spring, when we are supposed to have12...
Mar 19, 2005
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