Cheshire tithe maps

Cheshire tithe maps

Above: The 1849 tithe map clearly shows the newer Stonyway Bar toll house at the junction of the two turnpikes. And the old one to the left, which appears to have been converted to a house. Alec has discovered a wonderful website that reveals a lot about the history...
Goyt’s Bridge in 1853

Goyt’s Bridge in 1853

Above:  Goyt’s Bridge is on the left of the fold, and unfortunately damaged by a slight tear in the fragile paper. Goyt’s Lane to Buxton runs off the right hand edge of the map, past the small reservoir at the top of the Bunsal Incline on...
Goyt Valley Google map

Goyt Valley Google map

Don’t click the map above! Click here to view the actual Google map. Directions Click here for directions to the Goyt Valley, as well as information about parking. I’ve been testing out Google Maps to plot all the lost houses for the pages on the...
Ancient maps

Ancient maps

Above: Goyt’s Bridge is shown as Goythouses, Goythowses – and even  Goythoires – on maps until the early 1800s. Above: All the maps featured on the site, as well as the descriptions, have been kindly provided by Kevin Welch of Copperplate Antique...
Walk maps completed

Walk maps completed

Above: I’ve redesigned to site to make it easier to view on smart phones. I’ve finally managed to create maps and instructions for the 12 Goyt Valley walks featured on this website. They were all photographed and recorded during 2011. But I moved away from...