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Southampton City Archives

Southampton City Council

Manuscript and printed maps of Southampton and immediate area, including the OS 1:2,500 of 1865-68, 1897, 1910 and 1933. Local authority plans and drawings of various kinds including drainage, housing sites, buildings, town planning; sales catalogues and plans on property deeds.

Publishes a historical series of 12 maps of city and district, and also 3 sheets of the 1846 1:1,056 map (at a slightly reduced scale).


South Block, Civic Centre, SO14 7LY

Main contact

Telephone number

(023) 8083 2251 (direct); (023) 8022 3855 Ext. 2251

Opening hours

Tuesday to Friday 9:30 - 16:30 - no booking required. One late evening to 21:00 by appointment - details on request.



Photocopying (dependent on size and condition of original).
Photography allowed, subject to copyright restrictions.


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