We have published four versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. The 1892 version is in full colour, taken from the beautiful OS 1st edition handcoloured map.
The maps cover the southern area of Manchester around and to the south of Alexandra Park, including much of Whalley Range. Coverage stretches from Egerton Road eastward to Dogkennel Lane, and from Mayfield Road southward to Alexandra Park station. Features include Alexandra Park, Primitive Methodist College, Old Doghouse Farm, stretch of GCR railway with Alexandra Park station, Old Hall Farm, Hawarden House, Manley Hall, Manley Park, Independent College, Whalley House, St Gertrude's Convent, Whalley Farm etc.
We include selections of early street directory entries on the reverse of each map.
The map links up with sheets 104.14 Moss Side to the north, 111.01 Chorlton cum Hardy to the west, 111.03 Fallowfield to the east and 111.06 Barlow Moor to the south.
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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