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Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

Buckinghamshire County Council

Circa 12,000 items. All current O.S. maps of Bucks. at scales 1:50,000 and larger. OS 1:10,560 1st ed. (1880), 2nd ed. (1900), and Provisional ed. (1960); 1:2,500 (1925), and 1:25,000 (1960) for Buckinghamshire. Also Geological Survey, land utilisation and agricultural land classification maps for the county. MSS maps including estate maps, enclosure and tithe maps, other official maps and plans (footpaths, railways, etc.). Older editions of OS 1:10,560, 1:2,500 and 1:500 for Buckinghamshire.

A few military maps and early American maps are included with private manuscript collections.

Publications include Catalogue of Maps (Occ. Publ. 3, 1961) (out of print).

Aerial photographs (various) - small number from 1920s, mostly 1940s-1970s.


County Hall AYLESBURY Bucks. HP20 1UU

Main contact

Telephone number

01296 382587 (archives), 01296 382250 (local studies)

Opening hours

Tues to Fri 09:00 - 17:15; Sat 09:00 - 15:45 (closed on Mondays)


A CARN reader's ticket is required.
Prior appointment is required for use of maps as space is limited, please specify if a map table is required. Please note that no documents will be produced after 16:45 (Tues-Fri) or between 12:00-14:00 or after 15:15 on Saturdays.


Photocopying available


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