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 South Failsworth:

  • Lancashire Sheet 105.01 Failsworth (South) & Woodhouses 1931 - published 2007; intro by Chris Makepeace. ISBN.978-1-84784-061-5

    This detailed map covers the southern part of Failsworth with Woodhouses, an area that is now split between Manchester and Tameside. Coverage stretches from Ashton Road West and Lord Lane eastward to Woodhouse Green and Crime Bridge, and from Holt Lane End southward to Hulmes Road. This is a semi-rural area but it includes two stretches of the Hollinwood Branch canal and a stretch of the Rochdale Canal. The River Medlock also flows through part of the map. Woodhouses runs down through the map, to Bottom of Woodhouses. Features include Failsworth Cemetery, Failsworth Mill, Regent Mill, Hope Mill, Bank Mill, Albion Street Mill, Argyll Mill, Cutler Hill. Street directory extracts on the reverse include the entries for Ashton Road East, Ashton Road West, Kershaw Street, Lord Lane and Woodhouses.

    The map links up with sheets 97.13 Failsworth to the north, 104.04 Newton Heath to the west, 105.02 Daisy Nook to the east and 105.05 Droylsden to the south.


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    The Godfrey Edition / godfreyedition@btinternet.com / 1 Feb 2011