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 Failsworth & Hollinwood:

  • Lancashire Sheet 97.13 Failsworth & Hollinwood 1932 - published 2007; intro by Chris Makepeace. ISBN.978-1-84784-051-6

    This detailed map covers the Failsworth area of NE Manchester, together with the Hollinwood area of SW Oldham. Coverage stretches from Moston Lane eastward to Ninth Avenue at Limeside, and from Hollinwood Avenue southward to Ashton Road East. The Rochdale Canal, Hollinwood Branch of the Manchester & Ashton Canal, and LMSR Hollinwood Branch run through the map. Other features include Ferranti Works, Street End, Tramway Depot, Hollinwood Cemetery, Oak Colliery, tramways, Hollinwood station, Oldham Albion Mill, Fox Mill, Mersey Mill, Asia Mill, several other mills, Bradleybent Basin, Henshaw Lane House and busy development along Oldham Road and Hollins Road. As usual, all houses are neatly shown. On the reverse we include a selection of street directory entries, incl Evening Street, Oldham Road, Pole Lane, Wicken Tree Lane, Wrigley Head Road.

    The map links up with sheets 97.09 Oldham SW to the north, 96.16 Moston to the west, 97.14 Bardsley to the east and 105.01 Failsworth South to the south.


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