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Local Studies Collection

Peterborough City Council

Circa 2,900 sheets. OS 6" and 25" scales for the Peterborough area (mid-l9th century to c1980). Some OS 1:2,500 sheets on 35mm. microfilm in sleeves. Thematic maps of local administrative areas; land classification, land utilisation, geology, etc. 17th-l9th century county maps covering Cambs. Hunts., and Northants with facsimiles copies covering the Fenlands. Photostats of local enclosure and some estate maps. Street maps for Peterborough (c1910-date).

Local air photographs: copies of Aerofilms oblique photo's (c1919-c1950) and Cambs County Council vertical photo's (1988); also hold negatives of local commercial firm's oblique photo's (c1980-c1995).

Current OS 1:63,360 maps for UK for Reference and Lending; 'standard' atlases in the Reference Library.


Central Library, Broadway, PETERBOROUGH, PE1 1RX

Main contact

Telephone number

(01733) 742700 (via call centre during office hours)

Opening hours

Mon to Wed, Fri 0900-1900; Thursday 0900-2000; Sat 0900-1800


Prior appointment desirable


Photocopying and microfilm printouts available


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