Maps

Watermarked Cardiff 1610 - John Speed

John Speed’s Plan of Cardiff 1610

This full colour map depicts individual buildings including the castle, town hall, churches and former priories, together with the old walls and gateways, and names streets. The plan is a facsimile taken from Speed’s ‘Theatre of Great Britain’, an atlas of county maps published in 1611.

(38cms X 28½cms; 15″ X 11¼”)

Price: £2.00

Watermarked John Ogilbys Ribbon Road map of 1675

Glamorgan Ribbon Road Map 1675

Produced by John Ogilby, this beautiful map shows the Glamorgan portion of the road from London to St Davids from the river Rhymney to the River Loughor. Colouring is modern.

(43cms X 42cms; 16¾” X 16½”)

Price: £2.00

Watermarked Map Of Cardiff late 1830s By John Wood

Cardiff in the late 1830’s

Produced by John Wood this black and white map gives an excellent view of the development of Cardiff.

(46½cms X 72cms; 18″ X 28″)

Price: £2.00

Watermarked District Plan of Cardiff & Penarth - May 1869

Cardiff and Penarth 1869

This map by T. Waring covers Cardiff, Penarth, Roath, Canton and Llandaff, showing docks, railways and canals.

(64cms X 81cms; 25″ X 32″)

Price: £2.00

Watermarked Cardiff 1851 - St Mary

Cardiff 1851

Originally drawn up by the Ordnance Survey in accordance with the Public Health Act, this beautiful map would make a great addition to any wall or could be used as an educational tool.

(58cms X 49cms; 22¾” X 19½”)

Price: £3.50

  • Watermarked Merthyr Tydfil - North - in 1898
  • Watermarked Merthyr Tydfil - South - in 1898

Merthyr Tydfil 1898, North and South

A collection of two superb black and white maps produced from the Ordnance Survey of 1898. They show turn of the century Merthyr Tydfil in fantastic detail. The North map shows landmarks like Penydarren Park, while the South map shows sites such as the Gas Works and the mass of railway lines leading to Merthyr Central Train Station.

(72cms X 51½cms; 28¼” X 20¼”)

Price: These maps can be bought as a set for £3.00 or are sold separately for £2.00 each

  • South Wales Coalfield
  • South Wales Coalfield

South Wales Coalfield Maps

Originally published by the Business Statistics Company in Cardiff the maps date from 1923 and 1927.  They are finely detailed and published in colour showing the mineral takings of steam and bituminous seams, anthracite properties, the railways serving the district and the ports of shipment.

(59cms X 42cms; 23½” X 16½”)

Price: These maps can be bought as a set for £10.00 or are sold separately for £6.00 each

The prices of items shown do not include postage and packing; please email or telephone Glamorgan Archives to obtain a quote prior to ordering

To Purchase

You can purchase these items in the following ways:

  1. Send us your order and payment through the post to:Glamorgan Archives
    Clos Parc Morgannwg
    Leckwith
    Cardiff
    CF11 8AW.
  2. Call in to Glamorgan Archives in person

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