Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Yorkshire
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 Glasshoughton and Castleford:
Yorkshire Sheet 234.11 Castleford 1905 - published 2017; intro by Alan Godfrey. ISBN.978-1-78721-052-3
This detailed map covers the southern part of Castleford, including the station, together with Glasshoughton.
Features include NER railway with station, Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway with its station (later renamed Cutsyke), All Saints church Hightown, cricket ground, Half Acres, Theatre Royal,
Beancroft area, Smawthorne area, Perseverance Brewery, St Joseph's RC church, Castleford Bottle Works, Aire & Calder Bottle Works, tramway (partly built), Queen's Park,
Red Hill, St Paul's church, Glasshoughton village, Glashoughton Colliery with sidings etc, Old Corpse Road, Round Hill area, various potteries, Cutsyke, NER Cutsyke Branch etc.
The map links up with sheet 234.07 Castleford to the north.
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