Ordnance Survey Maps

1:25,000 scale

The Community Council has obtained a licence* allowing free access to Ordnance Survey maps, data and aerial photography.  Using this resource, the following maps have been created and added to relevant sections of the website

Maps in bold text have interactive links to further information

* Public Sector Geospatial Agreement

This three minute video explains how to make best use of the interactive maps


Other Maps

SBC has an excellent interactive map of features and facilities in the Borders: boundaries, planning, schools, hospitals, wind farms, and much more. Well worth a look

Here are some useful sources of historical information, including maps:

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Aerial Views

Have a look at high definition aerial views of Gavinton, Fogo, Polwarth and Cothill

Digital Mapping

If you’re interested in the extraordinary advances in digital mapping, have a look at the videos on this website

Ordnance Survey History

This one‑hour TV programme tells the fascinating history of Ordnance Survey

Brilliant Maps

If you enjoy maps, check out this website

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