Ordnance survey grid reference finder use this tool to find an ordnance survey reference by clicking on the map or searching for a location using the search box. The horizontal lines are called northings as they increase in value as you travel north on the map.
The ordnance survey os devised the national grid reference system and it is heavily used in their survey data and in maps based on those surveys whether published by the ordnance survey or.
Os map reference. These maps are specifically designed for holidays days out and display street maps of towns and villages for the most popular areas of britain. Wgs84 co ordinates example lat 53 870659 long 1 200235 or lat 53 870659n long 1 200235w. National map services info nationalmapservices ie telephone.
353 51 858636 snap printing tallaght snap ie phone. Wgs84 co ordinates example lat 53 870659 long 1 200235 or lat 53 870659n long 1 200235w. Perfect for discovering popular local tourist spots and landmarks.
Use it for free now. These are linked to the national grid which provides a unique reference system and can be applied to all os maps of great britain at all scales. Scale varies adjusted to fit the whole area on one sheet.
The agency s name indicates its original military purpose see ordnance and surveying which was to map scotland in the wake of the jacobite rising of 1745 there was also a more general and nationwide need in light of the potential threat of invasion during the napoleonic wars since 1 april 2015 ordnance survey has. Click on the map for the ordnance survey grid reference. The ordnance survey national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references used in great britain distinct from latitude and longitude it is often called british national grid bng.
Discover maps for all of gb discover local walking running and cycling routes or create and share your own. Ordnance survey os is the national mapping agency for great britain. Buy waterproof paper ordnance survey map of this area.
353 21 4966888 the map store sales themapstore ie telephone. The vertical lines are called eastings as they increase in value as you travel east on the map. In addition our network of agents can assist you with most products via the following contact details.