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 Bury (North):

  • Lancashire Sheet 88.05 Bury (North) 1908 - published 1994; intro by Nick Burton. ISBN.978-0-85054-661-3

    This detailed map covers the northern part of Bury, with coverage stretching from Bell Lane northward to Little Wood Cross, and from Higher Woodhill eastward to Gorsey Brow. Walmersleys Road runs north-south through the centre of the map, with tramway, with many streets of terraces off it. Other features include the River Irwell, Higher Woodhill, Burrs with bleach works, Fern Hill, Fernhill Chemical Works, Peel Mills, a stretch of the LYR railway, a short stretch of the Tottington Branch with Woodhill Halt, Woodhill Fold (SW corner of map), Free Town, Clarence Recreation Ground, Chesham, Lowes Brick Works, Springfield Mill, Chesham Field Mills, Alexandra Mill, numerous other mills, Gipsy Brook. On the reverse we include extracts from a contemporary trade directory incl lists of Beerhouses & Beersellers (a long list!), Cloggers, Cotton Spinners, Drapers and Pawnbrokers.

    The map links up with Lancashire Sheets 87.08 Bury NW to the west, 88.09 Bury to the south. to the east, 88.13 Bury South to the south.


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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.

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