• Birmingham (West) 1914  - Old Ordnance Survey Maps - The Godfrey Edition

Warwickshire Sheet 13.08 Birmingham (West) 1914 - published 2003; introduction by Alan Godfrey

This detailed map covers a very busy area of west Birmingham. Coverage stretches from Rotton Park Reservoir eastward to Bingley Hall and King Alfred's Place, and from Spring Hill southward to Five Ways and Hagley Road. The map includes the Ladywood area and has a marked contrast between the cramped streets of terraces and back-to-backs of Ladywood and the more spacious detached houses on the south side of Hagley Road, at the foot of the map. The busy Broad Street area is included.

Features include Birmingham Canal, Birmingham Canal (Old Line), various branch canals, LNWR Stour Valley Railway with Monument Lane station, goods stations and engine sheds, Harborne Branch with Icknield Port Road station, tramways, Children's Hospital, Grammar School, Queen's Hospital, Bingley Hall, skating rinks, Assembly Rooms, Prince of Wales Theatre, many engineering works and other workshops, Palace Theatre, St John's church, The Oratory, RC High School, Summerfield Park, schools, Lower Edgbaston Reservoir, etc and much else. On the reverse we include street directory entries for Hagley Road, Ladywood Road, Ledsam Street, Monument Road.

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Birmingham (West) 1914 - Old Ordnance Survey Maps - The Godfrey Edition

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