Place:


Walkmill  Lancashire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Walkmill like this:

Walkmill.-- vil., Audenshaw eccl. dist., Ashton under Lyne par., SE. Lancashire, near Guide Bridge sta., which is 5 miles NE. of Stockport.

The location is that of "Walk Mill", as named on the Ordnance Survey 'England - Lancashire: 105' 1:10,560 map of 1848 (http://www.british-history.ac.uk/mapsheet.aspx?compid=55125&sheetid=4741&ox=0&oy=0&zm=1&czm=10&x=265&y=215, accessed 28 August 2012). Additional information about this locality is available for Ashton under Lyne

Walkmill through time

Walkmill is now part of Tameside district. Click here for graphs and data of how Tameside has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Walkmill itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Walkmill, in Tameside and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/26570

Date accessed: 17th June 2024


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