Leicestershire County Council

Key Information

  • Collection Name: The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
  • Reference Number: 268
  • Date of last revision: 15 February 2007
  • Address: Long Street, Wigston Magna, LEICESTER Leics. LE18 2AH
  • Person in charge: Mr. Carl Harrison (Chief Archivist), Mr. Aubrey W. Stevenson (Local Studies Librarian)
  • Contact telephone number(s): 0116 257 1080
  • Contact email address: recordoffice@leics.gov.uk
  • Website: www.leics.gov.uk/museums
  • Opening hours: Mon-Fri 0915-1700 (Wed 1930, Fri 1645); Sat 0915-1215 Closed Sats. before bank holidays
  • Facilities for copying: Photocopying, photographic copies and microfilming available.

Content: Large collection of topographical maps including county, estate, and parish maps. OS County Series 1:10,560 and 1:2,500 for Leicestershire. Tithe, turnpike and enclosure maps and plans for the county. OS 1:1,250, GOAD plans, local authority plans (i.e.those included in planning documents), other maps e.g. administrative area, canal, geological, railway, street.

Large photographic collection.

Published by: Clare Gordon

Clare Gordon