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Bird's-eye view of Blackpool by Ted Lightbown, based on the tithe map of 1838
Map of Lancashire coast and Blackpool,
c.1840-50, showing the railways
Map of Blackpool 1881, showing environs of Raikes Hall -- how not to do conservation!
Map of Blackpool 1893, showing environs of Raikes Hall