Tyne & Wear Archives

Tyne and Wear


Tyne and Wear area 17th - 21st centuries, including Ordnance Survey (1st - 4th editions, 6", 25" and 10ft. scales), printed and manuscript maps and estate plans.

Particularly significant collections including maps are those of the Tyne Improvement Commission (Port of Tyne Authority), River Wear Commissioners (Port of Sunderland Authority), and Thomas Bell & Sons, surveyors, all 18th - 20th centuries.

User Guide: http://www.twmuseums.org.uk/userfiles/UG21.pdf

Address

Blandford House, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4JA

Main contact

Telephone number

0191 277 2248 (Searchroom)

Opening hours

See website for latest information

Access

Open to the public, research service

Facilities

Plan printing and digital photography available to order. Self-service photography allowed (charge).

Catalogues

Last revision

31-Oct-12

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