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 Roaches:

  • Lancashire Sheet 97.12 Lydgate, Roaches & Quick 1906 - published 2000; intro by Neil Barrow. ISBN.978--1-84151-166-5

    This very detailed map covers a semi-rural area east of Oldham, with coverage stretching from Thornlee and Under Lane eastward to Dacres Hall, and from Grasscroft southward to Roaches Bridge. Areas include Roaches, Shaw Hall Bank, Quick, Quick Edge, Lane and Lydgate. Features include three stretches of LNWR railway but no stations, Lydgate Tunnel on the Oldham Branch, Huddersfield Canal, Royal George Mills, Spring Mill, Welle Hilo Bridge, tramways etc. Parts of this map are in Yorkshire.

    The map links up with sheets 97.11 Lees to the west and 97.16 Mossley 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 / godfreyedition@btinternet.com / 30 July 2012