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Where's the path?

An interesting website called: Where’s the path

This is a fascinating site for members who are interested in maps and how paths and places looked years ago. It allows you to look at an historical map directly alongside a modern OS map, also to view a satellite image alongside the map, as well as study local features and places of interest - hours of fun for "virtual rambling" on winter's nights!

The website is

Instructions on how to use: Top of LH pane enter a place name then, to its right, select the specific location you want from the drop down menu. Top of RH pane, in the "select the map type" drop down, select "OS+1930s OS". Now you have a modern map left and the corresponding 1930s map right. Your mouse cursor is coordinated in both panes so, if you hover over a bygone line feature in the RH pane, its today location is confirmed in the LH pane. You can drag either map and the other remains coordinated.