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 Ramsbottom:

  • Lancashire Sheet 79.12a Ramsbottom 1908 - published 1994; intro by Nick Burton. ISBN.978-0-85054-638-5
  • Lancashire Sheet 79.12b Ramsbottom 1927 - published 2024; intro by Nigel Jepson. ISBN.978-1-78721-770-6

    We have published two versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. The maps give very good coverage of the town centre and also include the outlying areas of Holcombe, Nuttall Lane and Carr.

    Features (from the 1927 map) include railway with station, town centre with individual buildings neatly shown, St Paul's church, Square Works, Holme Mill, Nuttall Hall, River Irwell, Ramsbottom Mills, Britannia Soap Works, Victoria Mill, Technical School, Nuttall Lane, St Andrew's church, Spring Wood Mill, Carr Bank, Tanners, Holcombe, Emanuel church, Peel Monument, Harcles Hill, etc.

    The map links up with sheets 79.08 Stubbins to the north and 79.16 Holcombe Brook to the south.


  • Follow this link for a complete list of our Rochdale or Bury maps.
  • You can order maps direct from our On-line Mapshop. For other information and prices, and other areas, go to The Index Page.
  • 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 / 24 June 2024