Market Harborough

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Market Harborough, Leicestershire
latitude: 52.478, longitude: -0.921
Browse Market Harborough map 52° 28′ 41″ N, 0° 55′ 16″ W
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Market Harborough is a town in Leicestershire at latitude 52° 28′ 41″ North, longitude 0° 55′ 16″ West. .


Market Harborough is divided into four wards roughly split by the main roads.

Market Harborough in pie segments

Logan ward is substantially complete to a high level of detail reflecting the fact that much of it pre-dates 1929 and it has been possible to do a lot of tracing from a 25inch to the mile OS map. A good copy of this is hanging in the Admiral Nelson pub on Nelson Street. Nothing south of the railway existed in 1929 so this area is largely mapped using my GPS unit, bike and camera. Nothing much east of Sainsburys is present on that map either so there is more limited scope out that way.

The town centre has also been a test bed for the photogrammetry I've been testing and I've had some good results out of it so far. The Highstreet is substantially complete with most shops now on it. A final couple of visits should finish that off.

On January 1st 2011 the 1960 OS map of Market Harborough (25 inch to the mile) comes out of crown copyright. Leicester records office in Wigston holds a copy of this map. In the new year I'll obtain a copy and rectify it against current data. This should allow most of the rest of the town to be completed to a higher level of detail.

Colour and symbol legend

The status of each map region is indicated by a symbol, which describes the type of feature, and a colour, which indicates the completeness of that feature in a map region.

Meaning of symbols

  • State Car.svg - Roads for car traffic are present. One way streets and pedestrian streets are present. This means that the map can be used for car navigation - Key: c
  • State Labelled.svg - Street names are labelled. This means that the map can be used to find an address - Key: l
  • State Housenumbers.svg - All housenumbers are present - Key: h
  • State Bike.svg - All cycleways, and field and forest roads suitable for bicycles are present - Key: b
  • State Foot.svg - All footways are present - Key: fo
  • State Wheelchair.svg - All wheelchair access is present - Key: d
  • State Transport.svg - All public transports are present (including name of the bus stop/station names) - Key: tr
    • State Stop.svg - All stop/station/harbour names are present - Key: ha
    • State Bus.svg - All bus lines are present (including name of the bus stop names) - Key: bu
    • State Trolleybus.svg - All trolley/guided bus lines are present (including name of the station names) - Key: ty
    • State Tram.svg - All tram lines are present (including name of the tram station names) - Key: tm
    • State U-Bahn.svg - All U-Bahn (subway in Germany) lines are present (including name of the station names) - Key: u
    • State S-Bahn.svg - All S-Bahn (regional commuter train in Germany) lines are present (including name of the station names) - Key: s
    • State Train.svg - All fast railway lines transports are present (including name of the train station names) - Key: tm
    • State Steamtrain.svg - All steam railway lines transports are present (including name of the train station names) - Key: st
    • State Ship.svg - All ship lines are present (including name of the harbour station names) - Key: sh
  • State Public.svg - All public institutions are present (Churches, sports facilities, venues, schools, hospitals, city hall) - Key: p
    • State emergency.svg - All emergency services (hospitals...) are present - Key: em
  • State Fuel.svg - All petrol stations are present - Key: fu
  • State Restaurant.svg - All restaurants and hotels are present - Key: r
  • State Tourist.svg - All tourist attractions are present - Key: t
  • State Nature.svg - All natural resources are mapped (e.g Water, Lakes and Woodland) - Key: n

Meaning of colours

Background colour Meaning Use for navigation To do value
State .svg The map needs checking, status unknown Availability unknown Please check (None)
State 0.svg The map contains no or little data Not to be used Please complete 0
State 1.svg The map contains partial data Limited usability Please complete 1
State 2.svg The map is largely complete (please describe missing data) Use with restrictions Please complete (missing data, streets etc.) 2
State 3.svg The map is complete (in the opinion of a mapper) Suitable for use Please check and correct any errors 3
State 4.svg The map is complete (verified by 2 mappers) ; please indicate Date when checked) Suitable for use Please update as needed 4
State X.svg This attribute does not exist in the mapped area (e.g. no petrol stations) Suitable for use Please update as needed X
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Name Notes Status
Arden Car (4/4) Labelled (4/4) 
Little Bowden Car (4/4) Labelled (4/4) 
Logan Cycle lane going past medical centre needs completing, B6047 also has cycle lanes. A few shops are missing on Leicester road. House numbers need completing in the North and East. Awaiting more up to date map. Car (4/4) Labelled (4/4) Housenumbers (2/4) Bike (2/4) Foot (2/4) Transport (2/4) Public (2/4) Fuel (3/4) Restaurant (2/4) Tourist (0/4) Nature (2/4) 
Welland Car (4/4) Labelled (4/4) Housenumbers (0/4) Bike (1/4) Foot (1/4) Transport (0/4) Public (0/4) Fuel (X/4) Restaurant (0/4) Tourist (0/4) Nature (0/4) 

All roads in Market Harborough believed complete 21st May 2010. Ground survey complete with comparison made to OS Locator and OS Street View.