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Books about Abbots Bromley

The books previously available through these web pages are now out of print. One dealt with the history of the village and the other with the Horn Dance.

Maps of Abbots Bromley

The grid reference for the village centre is SK0824 and the Ordnance Survey maps for the area are:

  • Landranger sheet number 128 (ISBN 0319 223922) 1:50000 scale: 2cm to 1km: 1.25 inches to 1 mile. All purpose detailed map of the area including Derby and Burton. (Buy this map from amazon.co.uk)
  • Explorer sheet number 244 (ISBN 0319 218805) 1:25000 scale: 4cm to 1km: 2.5 inches to 1 mile. Also covering Cannock Chase, this is the ideal walkers map showing public rights of way and field boundaries. (Buy this map from amazon.co.uk)

There is also a free street map of the village containing information about the Horn Dance available from local tourist information centres and most of the village shops and public houses. The information page includes links to some on-line maps.

Staffordshire books and maps

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Philip's Street Atlas: Staffordshire: This atlas (3.5 inches:1 mile) shows every named road, street and lane clearly. School locations, hospitals, police stations, car parks, and rail and bus stations are also included on the maps.

This unique colour atlas of Staffordshire, gives the most comprehensive and detailed coverage of the region. No other atlas names every street in Staffordshire. The mapping is produced by Ordnance Survey and gives the user complete coverage of all urban and rural areas. The atlas is ideally suited for both business and leisure use. There is a route-planning map and an administrative and postcode map at the front of the atlas. The main maps show every named road, street and lane clearly with through-routes highlighted. School locations are marked and emergency services, hospitals, police stations, car parks and rail and bus station locations are all featured. There is a comprehensive index of street names and postcodes that includes schools, industrial estates, hospitals, sports centres, etc, which are highlighted in colour. Buy Philip's Staffordshire Street Atlas from amazon.co.uk