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Maps and Mapping Data: UK

Work in progress

cogsWork to move the map collection drawers into a more appropriate order and more accessible has been completed.  The drawer locations on the attached files have been updated, but if you find the drawer number is incorrect please contact us and we will advise you on the location.

Ordnance Survey Maps

1:250,000 Routemaster Chest 14 Map drawer: 121


The Hartley Library collection of sheet maps are held in map chests located in the southern area of Level 1. The higher map drawers are kept locked and can only be consulted with a Librarian. No maps  can be borrowed from the Library. An A3 scanner is available on Level 1 of the Hartley Library if copies are required.
Index maps showing the map holdings for a number of the collections in the Library are available on this site and are also located in the map drawers. Listings of UK map holdings are also available on this site



Geology maps are held by the National Oceanographic Library at the National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton.

Hydrographic Charts

UK Southern coastal charts Chest 21 Map drawer: 184

UK Hydrographic charts Chest 21 Map drawer: 186-187

Sandfords folder charts Chest 21 Map drawer: 185

Administrative Maps

National Park boundaries, England & Wales 1:63,360 Chest 13 Map drawer: 109

Bartholomew postcode maps, England & Wales 1:25,000  Chest 13 Map drawer: 110

OS - population of GB 1:625,000 + various scales  Chest 15 Map drawer: 

Administrative maps - County, District, Civil & Parliamentary boundaries  Chest 13 Map drawer: 113-117


Soil Survey Chest 22 Map drawer: 188