This highly detailed map covers much of Abram, now part of Wigan but then an urban district in its own right. Coverage extends eastward to Abram Colliery and Bickershaw House.Features include Maypole Colliery, scene of Wigan's worst mining disaster in 1908, together with the mineral railway serving it. Other features include part of Abram Colliery, GCR Plank Lane Branch, part of LNWR Westleigh Line, GCR Wigan Junction Branch, old shafts, Leeds & Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) with Dover Locks, Red Lion Hotel, Abram Hall, Abram Brow, St John's church, Aye Bridge Farm, Morris Dancers' Ground etc. Includes a 1918 directory for Abram, Bickershaw and Bamfurlong on the reverse.
The map links up with sheets 94.13 Platt Bridge to the north, 101.04 Bamfurlong to the west, 102.02 Westleigh to the east.'
About the 'Alan Godfrey Old Ordnance Survey Maps' Series
Alan Godfrey has so far published over 2,000 of these detailed street maps for towns in England, Wales and Scotland.
The Maps are highly detailed, taken from the old Ordnance Survey 1/2500 scale plans and reprinted at about 14 inches to the mile (1:4,340). Most maps cover about one mile (1.6kms) by one and a half miles (2.4kms) - Adjoining sheets can be assembled together to provide wider coverage.
They cover towns in great detail, showing individual houses and property boundaries, railway tracks, factories, churches, mills, canals, tramways and even minutiae such as dockside cranes, fountains, signal posts, pathways, sheds, wells, etc.
A number of locations are covered by two or three maps, each covering different time periods allowing you to see the development of the area over half a century or more.
In addition, Alan Godfrey are now offering some coloured maps - making use of the original hand-coloured versions from Ordnance Survey.
Alan Godfrey’s reproductions use the sheet reference sequence of the original Ordnance Survey maps which were arranged by county. We have added county and city tags to the vast majority of the maps, using these filters will make it easier to find the map you want! - However, if you are struggling please just get in contact and we will be happy to help.
|Publisher||Alan Godfrey Maps|
|Series||Old Ordnance Survey Maps|
|Product Type||Folded Map|
|Scale||15 inches to 1 mile (1:4,340)|
|Dimensions||Folded: 12x21cm, unfolded: 60x42cm|
|Item weight||0.025 Kg|
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