Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Lancashire

  • These detailed maps normally cover an area of about one and a half miles by one mile. Each map includes an introduction.
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  • Here are the details of maps for Nelson:

  • Lancashire Sheet 56.07 Nelson 1910 - published 2001; intro by Alan Crosby. ISBN.978-1-84151-350-8

    This highly detailed map covers the Lancashire weaving town of Nelson, of which author Alan Crosby asks whether it is the only important place in Britain to be named after a public house, the Lord Nelson. This is a very busy map, and coverage stretches from Charles Street and Rook Street southward to Little Marsden, and from Lomeshaye Mills eastward to Glenfield Road. The many features include the railway with station and goods station, skating rink, Lomeshaye, Bradley, Whitefield, Little Marsden, tramways, Walverden Park, Victoria Park, Carr Hall. The many mills include Lomeshaye, Spring Bank, Whitefield, Albert, Laurel Bank, Seedhill, Pendle Street, Parkfield, Vale Street Shed, Walverden Shed, Netherfield Shed, Victoria, Walverden, Bradley Shed, Throstle Nest, Bankfield, Bowling, Valley, Oak Bank, Hendon, Glenfield and Scholefield Mills. We include some extracts from an early directory.


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    Maps in the Godfrey Edition are taken from the 25 inch to the mile map and reduced to about 15 inches to the mile. For a full list of maps for the North West, return to the North West page.

    The Godfrey Edition / godfreyedition@btinternet.com / 25 Jan 2011