Brief georeferenced layers list

These brief lists below are some of our most popular layers, grouped into those that cover Scotland or Great Britain. They are ordered from large-scale (more detailed) to small-scale (less detailed).

Please also see our page on Where to find Layer URLs in the Explore Georeferenced Maps viewer. Read our Guide to re-using georeferenced maps for advice on how to use these layers.

Scotland

CountryLayer home page (ordered by scale)WMTSXYZMinZoomMaxZoomRe-use
ScotlandOrdnance Survey - Air Photos, 1944-1950 - 1:10,560WMTSXYZ516CC-BY
ScotlandOrdnance Survey - Six Inch Scotland, 1843-1882 - 1:10,560WMTSXYZ116CC-BY
ScotlandGSGS - GSGS 3906, 1941 - 1:25,000WMTSXYZ116CC-BY
ScotlandRoy - Roy Highlands, 1747-1752 - 1:36000WMTSXYZ514CC-BY (BL)
ScotlandRoy - Roy Lowlands, 1752-1755 - 1:36000WMTSXYZ514CC-BY (BL)
ScotlandOrdnance Survey - One Inch Outline, 1921-1930 - 1:63,360WMTSXYZ115CC-BY
ScotlandOrdnance Survey - One Inch Scotland (Col), 1857-1891 - 1:63,360WMTSXYZ115CC-BY
ScotlandOrdnance Survey - One Inch Scotland 3rd Ed, 1902-1923 - 1:63,360WMTSXYZ115CC-BY
ScotlandOrdnance Survey - One Inch Scotland, 1921-1930 (Regular), 1921-1930 - 1:63,360WMTSXYZ115CC-BY
ScotlandOrdnance Survey - One Inch, 1945-1948 (Outline), 1945-1948 - 1:63,360WMTSXYZ115CC-BY
ScotlandOrdnance Survey - One Inch, 1945-1948 (Regular), 1845-1948 - 1:63,360WMTSXYZ115CC-BY
ScotlandOrdnance Survey - Half-Inch (Hills), 1908-1918 - 1:126720WMTSXYZ113CC-BY
ScotlandAaron Arrowsmith - Aaron Arrowsmith, Scotland 1807, 1807 - 1:253440WMTSXYZ212CC-BY

Great Britain

CountryLayer home page (ordered by scale)WMTSXYZMinZoomMaxZoomRe-use
Great BritainOrdnance Survey - 1:25,000 (Outline), 1945-1965 - 1:25,000WMTSXYZ116CC-BY
Great BritainOrdnance Survey - 1:1m to 1:63k, 1920s-1940s - 1:63,360WMTSXYZ114CC-BY
Great BritainBartholomew - Bartholomew Half Inch, 1897-1907 - 1:126,720WMTSXYZ115CC-BY
Great BritainBartholomew - Bartholomew Half Inch, 1940-1947 - 1:126,720WMTSXYZ114CC-BY
Great BritainOrdnance Survey - 10 mile, Admin Areas, 1956 - 1:633,600WMTSXYZ112CC-BY
Great BritainOrdnance Survey - 10 mile, Coal & Iron, 1945 - 1:633,600WMTSXYZ112CC-BY
Great BritainOrdnance Survey - 10 mile, Farming, 1944 - 1:633,600WMTSXYZ112CC-BY
Great BritainOrdnance Survey - 10 mile, General, 1955 - 1:633,600WMTSXYZ112CC-BY
Great BritainOrdnance Survey - 10 mile, Geological, 1955 - 1:633,600WMTSXYZ112CC-BY
Great BritainOrdnance Survey - 10 mile, Iron and Steel, 1945 - 1:633,600WMTSXYZ112CC-BY
Great BritainOrdnance Survey - 10 mile, Land Classification, 1945 - 1:633,600WMTSXYZ112CC-BY
Great BritainOrdnance Survey - 10 mile, Land Utilisation, 1944 - 1:633,600WMTSXYZ112CC-BY
Great BritainOrdnance Survey - 10 mile, Limestone, 1955 - 1:633,600WMTSXYZ112CC-BY
Great BritainOrdnance Survey - 10 mile, Physical, 1957 - 1:633,600WMTSXYZ112CC-BY
Great BritainOrdnance Survey - 10 mile, Railways, 1946 - 1:633,600WMTSXYZ112CC-BY
Great BritainOrdnance Survey - 10 mile, Rainfall, 1881-1915 - 1:633,600WMTSXYZ112CC-BY
Great BritainOrdnance Survey - 10 Mile, Roads 1946, 1946 - 1:633,600WMTSXYZ112CC-BY
Great BritainOrdnance Survey - 10 Mile, Roads 1956, 1956 - 1:633,600WMTSXYZ112CC-BY