New project for 2018 - OS One Inch 7th Series map coverage

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Re: New project for 2018 - OS One Inch 7th Series map coverage

Post by M4Simon » Sat May 15, 2021 21:30

I've just returned home from a couple of weeks in Yorkshire. I've replaced the battery on my laptop so it now boots up again, and I've had a chance to check the revision number of Sheet 122 - Melton Mowbray that I picked up in a second hand bookshop in Wetherby for 25p. It turns out it is the A revision which as far as I can see is one we do not have.

Having had a go with the tutorial before I went away, I'm going to have a crack at scanning this one. I'm also going to try and redo the Snowdon sheet (107B) - I've never been happy with the stitched map I created before as the gridlines are not straight. Hopefully c2R's tutorial will help me get it right this time.

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Re: New project for 2018 - OS One Inch 7th Series map coverage

Post by c2R » Sat May 15, 2021 22:44

Fantastic - yes, I agree that we don't seem to have 7th-122-A

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Re: New project for 2018 - OS One Inch 7th Series map coverage

Post by Steven » Thu Jun 10, 2021 19:17

Three more sheets have been uploaded today. They are:

1954
Sheet 179 (Bournemouth) New Popular Revision E

1965
Sheet 170 (London SW) Revision B

1972
Sheet 60 (Glasgow) Revision B/*/*

Whilst I love all three maps as they all have some great things to see on there, I particularly like the state of the M8 on the Glasgow sheet...
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Re: New project for 2018 - OS One Inch 7th Series map coverage

Post by Truvelo » Thu Jun 10, 2021 21:21

Steven wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 19:17
Whilst I love all three maps as they all have some great things to see on there, I particularly like the state of the M8 on the Glasgow sheet...
Did it really open with the northwest section of the inner ring incomplete?
How would you like your grade separations, Sir?
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Re: New project for 2018 - OS One Inch 7th Series map coverage

Post by Steven » Thu Jun 10, 2021 21:45

Truvelo wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 21:21
Steven wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 19:17
Whilst I love all three maps as they all have some great things to see on there, I particularly like the state of the M8 on the Glasgow sheet...
Did it really open with the northwest section of the inner ring incomplete?
Yes, it really did open in four bits between 1970 and 1972.
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Re: New project for 2018 - OS One Inch 7th Series map coverage

Post by Steven » Mon Jul 05, 2021 09:14

Two more Seventh Series sheets were added yesterday for the eagle-eyed amongst folk!

They are:
1957
Sheet 122 (Melton Mowbray) Revision A

1962
Sheet 107 (Snowdon) Revision B

...and they're thanks to M4Simon for testing out the instructions for Adding a map to SABRE Maps, who scanned them both on a domestic A4 scanner and was able to produce these great maps for us.

As mentioned on the SABRE Facebook page, Sheet 122 has a wonderful example of post-war OS redacting of "secret" information - as not only is Melton Mowbray airfield missing (bar just the word "airfield"), but the redactors have also managed to remove the section of B6047 that goes across the airfield! Not only that, but it means that we now can add that sheet to the list of sheets where we have every revision ever printed online and freely available.
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Re: New project for 2018 - OS One Inch 7th Series map coverage

Post by M4Simon » Mon Jul 05, 2021 12:58

Steven wrote:
Mon Jul 05, 2021 09:14
Two more Seventh Series sheets were added yesterday for the eagle-eyed amongst folk!

They are:
1957
Sheet 122 (Melton Mowbray) Revision A

1962
Sheet 107 (Snowdon) Revision B

...and they're thanks to M4Simon for testing out the instructions for Adding a map to SABRE Maps, who scanned them both on a domestic A4 scanner and was able to produce these great maps for us.

As mentioned on the SABRE Facebook page, Sheet 122 has a wonderful example of post-war OS redacting of "secret" information - as not only is Melton Mowbray airfield missing (bar just the word "airfield"), but the redactors have also managed to remove the section of B6047 that goes across the airfield! Not only that, but it means that we now can add that sheet to the list of sheets where we have every revision ever printed online and freely available.
Where is the 'Like' button on this forum?

It took a bit of effort to get the first one (122) scanned as I ended up doing it twice (top tip - allow plenty of overlap!) but the second one was much quicker and worked a treat. I'm grateful to c2R and Steven for their help. I wouldn't describe myself as a graphics specialist, so if I can do it, so can you.

The guide is pretty good now, and every time someone new has a go and gives feedback, we can make it even better. The trouble-shooter section is very useful.

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From the SABRE Wiki: SABRE Maps/Adding a map :

The process of adding a map to SABRE Maps can seem quite complex, and offputting for people looking at how they can help; but actually the vast majority of steps are either quite simple in themselves, or have had tools written to make them simple to complete.

The process itself can be split into several tasks, of various levels of difficulty. This guide will look at a simple level at the various stages in the process, with links to more in-depth information about each stage. It should be

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Re: New project for 2018 - OS One Inch 7th Series map coverage

Post by Ross Spur » Mon Jul 05, 2021 16:19

M4Simon wrote:
Mon Jul 05, 2021 12:58
Where is the 'Like' button on this forum?
I'll give a like, thanks for the scanning.

The Melton Mowbray sheet also shows the future proofing for the A563 New Parks Way between the new housing estates south of A50 on the west side of Leicester.
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