Somerset Archives & Local Studies

South West Heritage Trust

 Over 2,000 manuscript maps including tithe, enclosure, public utility, private estate and parish maps (16th-20th century). 4,000 sheets of Ordnance Survey County Series at 25 and 6” scale, as well as town plans, Inland Revenue valuation, geology & soil surveys, land utilization, and small scale county maps from 1575. Post-war NGR sheets from 1952-2000 at 1:2,500 and 1:1,250 scale, and Goad plans.

Historic, manorial and estate maps catalogue available online at http://somerset-cat.swheritage.org.uk/

Paper catalogues available for OS County and NGR sheets.

Historic Somerset maps available online on the Know Your Place website: http://maps.bristol.gov.uk/kyp/?edition=som

Address

Somerset Heritage Centre, Brunel Way, Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton TA2 6SF

Main contact

Duty Archivist

Telephone number

01823 278805 (Enquiries) 01823 337600 (Appointments)

Website

swheritage.org.uk/somerset-archives

Opening hours

Tues-Fri 09.00-17.00, 2nd Saturday of each month 09.00-13.30

Access

Reference only.
Appointments are recommended: last document requests are 16.00 on weekdays and 13.00 on Saturdays.

Facilities

Digital copying, photocopying, photographing and scanning from microforms available.

Catalogues

Last revision

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