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 Castleton:

  • Lancashire Sheet 88.12 Castleton 1908 - published 2007; intro by Paul Hindle. ISBN.978-1-84784-026-4

    This detailed map covers Castleton, just south of Rochdale, described by a contemporary directory as a "manufacturing district". It briefly had an Urban District Council but was included in the Borough of Rochdale in 1900. It had a population of 7,363 in 1901. Our map covers the heart of the town, features including the massive Globe Works (for textile machinery), railway station, Arrow Mill, Harp Mill, tramway along the Manchester Road, Globe leather works, Castleton iron works, Bluepits Mill, Linden Mill, Albion Mill, Westbrooke Mill, St Martin's church, railway junctions with a portion of the line to Heywood, Manchet Hall, Marland Mill, Castleton Moor Mill. On the south side of the town are Trub, Fox Hill, Castleton Works (disused), Royle Hill, Royle, Trows Farm. On the reverse we include a directory of Castleton in 1918 plus a railway timetable for the Manchester-Rochdale-Todmorden line in 1914.

    The map links up with Lancashire Sheets 88.11 Heywood to the west, Hopwood Hall to the south, 88.08 Rochdale SW to the north.


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