Alan Godfrey has published three versions of this map, showing how the area developed across the years. They are very detailed and busy maps, covering the central area of Wigan, plus part of Ince in Makerfield. Coverage stretches from Wallgate eastward to Belle Green Lane, and from the Gidlow Mill (extreme top left corner) southward to Chapel Lane.
The many features include the town centre, with Market Hall, church, Mining College, Standishgate, Wallgate, Hallgate, King Street, Library Street etc; railways, including the NW, Wallgate and Central stations, with track layouts given; part of the LNWR Springs Branch and Lancashire Union lines, incl Round House Junction and part of Round House Branch; Leeds & Liverpool Canal, including flight of locks; Rose Bridge Collieries, Ince Hall Colliery (East Pit), Round House Colliery, old shafts, Clarington Forge; Kirkless Hall, Ince Hall, Peel Hall, Manchester Road, Higher Ince, tramways, Scholes, Longshoot, Central Park football ground.
The map links up with sheets 93.04 Wigan North to the north, 93.07 Wigan West to the west, 94.05 Kirkless to the east and 93.12 Ince in Makerfield 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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