Map out Belper

if you have ever wondered what used to be where your house is now, or what Belper looked like more than 100 years ago, then check out an online map service.

Cassini Maps lets you unravel the mysteries of the past by giving access to highly-detailed historical maps of the Belper area from the mid-19th Century.

And just a brief glance at the map of Belper shows how much its grown over the past 120 years.

The maps have been digitally enhanced and stitched together.

They can be searched by postcode or place-name and then downloaded to your PC as a PDF document.

The maps are available now at