old footpaths in Manchester

Another messing around with google earth and old maps session. Here I've highlighted a footpath on Green's 1794 map of Newtown, Manchester.

Link to the video here: http://screencast.com/t/kMOt7WR6

I like how the fields are all drawn with landowners' names, and that despite this becoming one of the factory districts of Manchester, some of the area is still fields, of sorts, around the River Irk.


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