Maps of Hickling


Britain's Tudor Maps - Nottinghamshire 1603-1611 (Batsford 1988)
Britain’s Tudor Maps – Speed’s Nottinghamshire 1603-1611 (Batsford 1988)

Maps are things of beauty, a practical historical record (as well as being a subjective record of the culture and understanding of their time) and a very valuable source; changes can be traced and dates identified whilst handwritten notes often add a further layer of fascination.

Britain's Tudor Maps - Nottinghamshire 1603-1611 (Batsford 1988)
Britain’s Tudor Maps – Speed’s Nottinghamshire 1603-1611 (Batsford 1988)

(Most of the following maps have come from the Wadkin archives and include Hazel’s annotations.)


Chapman’s Map of Notts 1774 (inc. Mills) & canal superimposed


Fields Map (pre-Enclosure?)


Enclosure Map 1774  

Older Enclosures are shown with dotted lines. Note is also made of the accompanying book (available in the Notts Archives) which gives full details for each parcel of land.


Upper Broughton (Enclosure Map?)


Land parcels map (based on Enclosure Map 1777 but including the railway & canal) – mid-1800s?


1792: Plan accompanying the Act of Parliament for the construction of the Grantham Canal:

Canal Plan 1792 - copyright Notts Archives
Canal Plan 1792 – copyright Notts Archives
Canal Plan 1792 - copyright Notts Archives
Canal Plan 1792 – copyright Notts Archives

1868: Parish Map – a (very) large map of the village from 1868 was given to the village in 2016 by Keith Wadkin and framed with the support of our Borough Councillor, T. Combellack. It is on display in the Village Hall.


1884 OS map – + labelled in 1976  


Hickling street plan (south of the Church) – 1900s?  

(dating based on reference to the Chapel Sunday School)


Canal Survey Map 1900 (copyright Notts Archives)

Canal Survey Map 1900
Canal Survey Map 1900

OS Map 1900


1910 Finance Act Map  


OS Map 1920  


OS Map 1952  


OS Map 1956  


Plan showing changes to Clawson junction (1964?) 


Hickling (early 1970s?)  


Largescale OS map (1970s); including land sale annotations   


Largescale OS map (1970s)


Plan of fields of Hickling (late 1970s?)  

Map is after 1964 when the Widmerpool/A46/A606 roundabout was built and after Harles Acres was developed but before the development of Marsh’s Paddock.


Modern OS Map – 3Ws    


Shouler’s Estate Agency Map (1990s?)