[OSM-talk] OS maps circa 1900 wanted, will contribute to scanning cost
bareman at tpg.com.au
Fri Mar 30 00:53:43 BST 2012
On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 11:37:20 +0200
Reinder Verlinde <zwartgat at mac.com> wrote:
> In article <20120329154907.4718bd61 at cave.bareclan>,
> mick <bareman at tpg.com.au> wrote:
> > Does anyone on the list possess the set of Ordinance Survey maps of England,
> > Scotland & Wales of about 1900, I'm trying to map the Roman roads described
> > by Thomas Codrington in his book "Roman Roads in Britain" published in 1903.
> > He makes frequent reference to "the new OS map" in his descriptions.
> > I'm hoping to find shape files, MapInfo files or scans of the sheets and
> > happy to contribute around $AU100 (current exchange rate hovers around ?1.00
> > = $AU1.50) to the cost of scanning the set. (I may be able to go higher if
> > needed)
> > If this is off-topic I apologize and
> > NO I DO NOT PLAN TO ADD THIS HISTORIC CONTENT TO THE MAP I plan to server it
> > myself.
> > mick
> Are you aware of <http://www.old-maps.co.uk>? From a quick scan, they
> may sell scans of the maps you want ("(c.1854 - c.1949) 1:2,500 (25 inch
> to 1 mile) scale pre-war County Series mapping from the Ordnance Survey"
> and "(c.1846 - c.1969) 1:10,560 (6 inch to 1 mile) scale pre-war County
> Series mapping from the Ordnance Survey.")
Thanks, I'll keep them in mind but the coverage I want will cost well over my budget
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