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 Waterfoot & Newchurch:

  • Lancashire Sheet 72.14 Waterfoot 1908 - published 1998; intro by Keith Burrows. ISBN.978-0-85054-955-3

    This detailed map covers the Rossendale village of Waterfoot; coverage stretches from Hurdles Quarry eastward to Rake Head and Brandwood, and from St Nicholas church (Newchurch) southward to Cowpe. Features include the LYR Bacup Branch with Waterfoot station, Hugh Mill, Lumb Holes Mill, Green Bridge Print Works, Carr Lane Mill, Bridge End Felt Works, Thrutch Plantation, Glen Top Brewery, Warth Mill, Vale Mill, Holt Holme Saw Mill, smallpox hospital, Myrtle Grove Mill, Union Works, Hareholme, Staghills, Booth Fold, Higher Lench, Waterfoot Bridge, Siss Clough, Fearns, Waterbarn, Glen Top, Gaghills Slipper Factory, St James church etc. Directories of Waterfoot and Newchurch-in-Rossendale are included on the reverse.

    The map links up with Lancashire sheet 72.15 Stacksteads to the east.


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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 / 25 Jan 2011