The BRITISH HISTORIC TOWNS ATLAS
Welcome to the Historic Towns Trust, home of the British Historic Towns Atlas
The Trust is a registered charity devoted to researching and publishing accessible, scholarly work on the history of Britain’s towns and cities.
We prepare and publish atlases and historical maps charting the development of historic towns and cities in England, Scotland and Wales. Our atlases combine maps of towns at different periods with explanatory text and illustrations.
Prepared by historians of international standing and by professional cartographers, the Trust’s atlases are aimed at a wide audience...
everyone interested in Britain’s historic towns.
What's appeared so far...
We have published three atlas volumes so far
Volume 1: Banbury, Caernarvon, Glasgow, Gloucester, Hereford, Nottingham, Reading, and Salisbury
Volume 2: Bristol, Cambridge, Coventry, and Norwich
Volume 3: The City of London from prehistoric times to c.1520
and historical maps of
What's in preparation...
We're preparing atlases of
The Historic Towns Trust is a charity registered in England, number 313437