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.
  • They are available through our On-line Mapshop

  • Here are the details of maps for Darwen:

  • Lancashire Sheet 70.16 Darwen 1909 - published 1988; intro by Mary Painter. ISBN.978-0-85054-204-2

    This detailed map covers the Lancashire mill town of Darwen and the area south towards Spring Vale station. This is a busy map and much of the town is covered, with coverage extending from Vale Street and Robert Street southward to Melbourne Street, and from Sunnyhurst eastward to Turncroft. The many features include Darwen station (at top of map), Spring Vale station, tramways, Market Square and town centre, Trinity church, Bold Venture Park, Thorny Height Quarry, Knowl Heights Plantation, Darwen Hill with Jubilee Tower, paper mills, Higher Sunnyhurst, Sniddle Hill, Radfield Head, Sough (bottom right corner), Pickup Fold, St John's church, Farther Flag Quarry, The Green. The many mills include Bowling Green, Hope, Britannia, Albert, Hampden, Darwen, Carr's, Holme, India, Bank Top, Belgrave, Woodside, New, Primrose, Progress and Starkie Mills. We include extracts from a trade directory on the reverse.


    Follow this link for a complete list of our Blackburn with Darwen maps or here for links to other Lancashire titles.

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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, go to the North West page.

    The Godfrey Edition / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 5 October 2016