South Eastern Education and Library Board

Key Information

  • Collection Name: Irish and Local Studies Department
  • Reference Number: 497
  • Date of last revision: 28 February 2000
  • Address: Library HQ, BALLYNAHINCH, Co. Down, BT24 8DH
  • Person in charge: Irish and Local Studies Librarian
  • Contact telephone number(s): (028) 9756 6436
  • Contact email address: ref@bhinchlibhq.demon.co.uk
  • Opening hours: Mon-Fri 0900-1715
  • Access: Prior appointment desirable for maps, to ensure availability.
  • Facilities for copying: Photocopying available.

Content: Approx. 3,500 sheets. OS 1:10,560 for County Down and South Antrim (1830s to date); OS 1:2,500 and town plans. Maps of the Second Valuation (1860s).
Current small scale topographical and Geological Survey maps for Northern Ireland. Admiralty charts for Northern Irish coastal areas. Goad plans for some Co. Down towns.

Note: A small local collection is also available at the Downpatrick Library (Market Street, Downpatrick, BT30 6LZ, Tel 01396 612895). For further information contact the Branch Librarian (tel. 0846-601749).

Published by: Clare Gordon

Clare Gordon