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.
  • They are available through our On-line Mapshop

  • Here are the details of maps for Droylsden & Audenshaw:

  • Lancs 105.09a Audenshaw & Droylsden 1916 - published 1992; intro by Chris Makepeace. ISBN.978-0-85054-482-4
  • Lancs 105.09b Audenshaw & Droylsden 1933 - published 2016; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-84784-976-2

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years.

    Thje maps cover the centre of Droylsden, Fairfield, Higher Openshaw, Abbey Hey and part of Audenshaw. Coverage stretches from Vine Street eastward to Ryecroft Hall, and from Abbey Hey Lane northward to Baguley Street. Features include the Great Central Railway with Fairfield station and junction, Audenshaw Reservoir Nr.3, St Clements church, tramways, Audenshaw Hall, Manchester & Ashton Canal, Waifs & Strays Home, Ryecroft Hall, Golden Shred Works, Droylsden Mills, Angola Mill, Victoria Mills, Fairfield Mills, Springfield Print Works, St Mary's church, Abbey Hey Pottery etc. We include directory extracts on the reverse.

    The map links up with Lancashire Sheets 105.05 Droylsden to the north, 104.12 Openshaw to the west, 105.10 Guide Bridge to the east, 105.13 Denton West 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 / 12 April 2016