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Cheshire Record Office

Cheshire County Council

Printed and MS county maps, estate maps, town plans, enclosure and tithe maps. Deposited planning and building control plans 16th to 20th centuries. OS coverage at scales 1:63,360 (country), 1:10,560 (region) and 1:2,500 (county). Large scale town plans at 1:1,056, 1:528 or 1:500 including Stockport, Nantwich, Chester, Congleton, Crewe, Macclesfield, Northwich, Runcorn, Warrington and Widnes. Photographic copies of the local 2-inch surveyors' drawings on which the 1:63,360 Old Series (or First Edition) was based.

A set of black and white aerial photographs of the county dating from 1974.


Duke Street CHESTER CH1 1RL

Main contact

Telephone number

01244 602574 (direct)

Opening hours

Mon 13:00-17:00 Tue-Fri 09:00-17:00 3rd Sat in month 09:00 - 16:00


Prior appointment is advisable


Staff-operated photocopier and self-service reader printer.
Digital photography permitted but seek permission first.


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