Here are the details of maps for Higher Blackley:
This detailed map covers what was still a semi-rural area north of Manchester. Coverage stretches along the Rochdale Road and Manchester New Road, and westward to Higher Blackley. A distinct community at Crab Lane is shown, with St Andrew's church, Fox Hole Farm, Fox Holes, Plane Trees and other outlying farms. Streets are being developed along the newly built Victoria Avenue and other features include Convent of the Good Shepherd (at top of map), Alkrington Colliery (disused), Plant Hill, tramways, Blackley Rectory, Blackley Steel Works, Pike Fold Cottages. On the reverse we include extracts from a 1917 street directory, incl Chapel Lane, Crab Lane, Heaton Park Road, Nelson Road, Victoria Avenue.
The map links up with Sheets 96.10 Heaton Park to the west, 96.15 Blackley 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 / email@example.com / 1 Feb 2011