Alan Godfrey has published three versions of this map, showing how the area changed across the years. Each covers the same area, with coverage stretching from Willenhall Lower Lichfield Street eastward to Darlaston & James Bridge station, and southward to Rough Hay House.
Features on the 1888 map include St Giles Church Willenhall, Chapel Green, Albion Works, Shepwell Green, New Priestfield Colliery, New Priestfield Iron Works, Birmingham Canal, Victoria Iron Works, Crescent Iron Works, Rough Hay, Hopyard Colliery, Bentley Canal, LNWR Grand Junction line, Darlaston Green, Alma Works, Darlaston Green Furnaces, St George's church etc. Entries A-P from an 1865 Willenhall directory are included on the reverse.
The 1901 and 1913 maps cover the same area. Features in addition to those above include Willenhall Furnaces, canal now referred to as Walsall Canal, sewage farms, Vulcan Foundry, numerous works, but collieries mostly gone.
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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