Lancashire County Library and Information Service

Key Information

  • Collection Name: Rawtenstall Central Library
  • Reference Number: 262
  • Date of last revision: 11 February 2007
  • Address: Queen's Square, Haslingden Rd, Rawtenstall, Lancs BB4 6QU
  • Person in charge: Mrs. Laura Waterhouse
  • Contact telephone number(s): 01706-227911
  • Contact email address:
  • Website:
  • Opening hours: Mon, Thur 9.30-1930; Tues, Fri 9.30-1700; Wed 9.30-1300; Sat 9.30-1600
  • Facilities for copying: Photocopier available.

Content: Approx. 1,000 maps and 50 atlases. Maps of Rosssendale and environs from 1577 to date. OS maps at 1:10,560, 1:2,500 and 1:1,250 scales. Geology maps of East Lancashire. Small scale maps relating to much of Lancashire. Many UK street maps.

Note: There are small collections - mainly of OS large scale plans of their locality - in the central libraries at Blackpool, Fleetwood, and Leyland.

Published by: Clare Gordon

Clare Gordon