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OS Map legends
« on: 21 April 2016, 05:59:21 »
The UK’s Ordnance Survey (OS) has used various abbreviations and symbols on its maps over the years.  Map legends are the keys to these symbols, and the following are useful sources:
"Ordnance Survey Maps - a concise guide for historians" by Dr Richard Oliver (available to borrow from our library ref D01283) has the most detail about OS mapping. is a Society for One-Place Studies project supported by Grassroots Giving from Skipton Building Society
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