In 1902, much of the area covered by this map was still agricultural or parkland. Housing and the tramway depot in the Gloucester Road area (mainly to the South of Filton Avenue) and Horfield Barracks are shown. The Bristol and South Wales Union Railway line runs in a North/South direction, dividing the area that nowadays contains the large housing estates of Horfield and Lockleaze. Purdown (the location of the modern-day telecommunications tower) is also shown bordering Stapleton.
Specific features include Stapleton Park, Stoke Park, Purdown Farm, Horfield Barracks, tramway, tram depot, Horfield Court Farm, Manor Farm, Wellington Hotel. Directories of Stapleton and Horfield are included on the reverse side.