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Bo’ness: Looking at Maps and Aerial Photographs 1

• As time went by, Bo’ness changed.
  Look at the maps.
  Sort out the maps in order of dates

• Look at the aerial photographs.
  You are looking down at the town.
  Compare the maps with the aerial photographs.

• Look at the 3 maps and fill in the table below.

 Find                                                       Maps
                                                     1766     1856   1896
 Dymock’s Building
 Harbour
 Basin
 Dock
 Salt Pond
 Railway
 Castle Lands
 Pottery
 Rope Manufactory


• Is the harbour in the same place on each map?
• What happened to the basin?

Look at the aerial photos:
• Can you find Dymock’s Building?




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Mapwork (example of worksheet)


Bo’ness: Looking at Maps and Aerial Photographs 2

Look at the two later maps:


 Maps                                                       1856                  1896
 Streets:                                                   (tick)                (tick)
 Can you find North Street?
 Can you find South Street?
 Is your school on the map?


Things to do or consider
• Count the buildings on the earliest map.
• What happened to Bo’ness as the years went by – did it get smaller or larger?
• Can you see the Forth on each map?
• Do you think the Forth was important to Bo’ness?

• Make a key for the 1766 map to show: houses, rivers, roads, tracks, fields


                    Key to 1766 map
                              houses
                              rivers
                              roads
                              tracks
                              fields




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