Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Bolton & District

  • 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 Farnworth (West)

  • Lancashire Sheet 95.05 Plodder Lane 1908 - published 2007; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84784-087-5

    This detailed map covers the western part of Farnworth, from Highfield Hall westward to Edge Fold. Majopr features include the Workhouse, southern tip of Townley's Hospital, Brackley Colliery, Plodder Lane station and engine depot, Hollins. Though a semi-rural map, there is much of historical interest in old mine shafts etx. On the reverse a 'Six Inches to the Mile' map covers a somewhat larger area, incl Farnworth itself, though in less detail.

    The map links up with Lancashire Sheets 94.08 Hulton Park to the west, 95.01 Bolton South to nthe north, 95.06 Farnworth to the east, 95.09 Little Hulton 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.

    The Godfrey Edition / sales@alangodfreymaps.co.uk / 27 July 2016