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.

Address

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

Access

Prior appointment desirable

Facilities

Photocopying and microfilm printouts available

Catalogues

Last revision

01-Mar-07

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