MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS: The long-lost maps that tell the incredible story of Manchester

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 25/11/2018

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They're the unseen, rare and long-lost maps that shine a new light on the rich history of Manchester.

From the inner-city slums of the early 20th Century, to the construction of Maine Road and Old Trafford and and even a fictional depiction of Weatherfield, each tells a unique story of our city's development.

They've been collected by academics Martin Dodge, Terry Whyke and Brian Robson for a new book Manchester: Mapping the City.

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TitleThe long-lost maps that tell the incredible story of Manchester
Media name/outletManchester Evening News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date25/11/18
DescriptionThey're the unseen, rare and long-lost maps that shine a new light on the rich history of Manchester.

From the inner-city slums of the early 20th Century, to the construction of Maine Road and Old Trafford and and even a fictional depiction of Weatherfield, each tells a unique story of our city's development.

They've been collected by academics Martin Dodge, Terry Whyke and Brian Robson for a new book Manchester: Mapping the City.
URLhttps://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/long-lost-maps-tell-incredible-15378029
PersonsMartin Dodge, Brian Robson