OS 51/1511

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Half-inch road map

Date range1923
LocationNational Archives (see all files stored here)
CatalogueSee entry
File baseSeries OS, subseries OS 51

Wasteoftime.jpg This file is a waste of time.
You are advised to avoid it like the plague. Its file title sounds rather interesting but it may contain only dull papers that fail to illuminate the subject matter or it may not even be related to the subject suggested by the title.


This is proof that you should never judge what's in a National Archive file by it's title. Half-inch road map? 1923? Sounds a bit like a big bunch of MOT Maps, ideal for spotting all those niggling early route numbers otherwise consigned to history...

...ah no, it's just a draft for the map's front cover. What a disappointment.

People with camera copies

Richie Swann has a camera copy of the cover.