Prestwich 1915 - Lancashire Sheet 96.09
STEVE GARTON GENEALOGY - GODFREY EDITION OLD ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS
PRESTWICH 1915 - LANCASHIRE SHEET 96.09
These detailed maps normally cover an area of about one and a half miles by one mile. Each map includes an introduction and many include extracts of directories, local transport timetables and additional maps.
This detailed map covers most of Prestwich, just north of Manchester. Coverage extends from Gardner Road northward to Phillips Park Road, and from South Wood eastward to Randlesham Street. Bury New Road runs north-south through the map. Features include a stretch of the Manchester-Radcliffe line with Prestwich station, tramways, and the communities of Holyrood and Prestwich Park shown just outside Prestwich itself. Dominant features are the main Prestwich County Lunatic Asylum and its large Annexe further south. Other features include Waterdale Dye Works, St Mary's church, Britannia Mill, Asylum Farm, hospitals. On the reverse we include 1903 street directory extracts for Bury New Road, Church Lane, Dashwood Road, Ernest Street, Guest Road, Sharp Street.
The map links up with Lancashire Sheets 96.05 Whitefield to the north, 95.12 Clifton to the west, 96.10 Heaton Park to the east and 96.13 Rainsough to the south.
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