William Dargue - A History of Birmingham Places & Placenames . . .  from A to 

 

Five Ways Bordesley Green

B9 - Grid reference SP098865

On the map in Kelly's Directory of Birmingham 1879 Five Ways is shown as the junction of Bordesley Green (the road of that name),  Bordesley Green Road, Victoria Road and Cherrywood Road. At that date this was the eastern limit of urban Birmingham. The name no longer has any currency. 

 

William Dargue 28.06.2010/ 02.08.2010

 

 

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For 19th-century Ordnance Survey maps of Birmingham go to British History Online.

See http://www.british-history.ac.uk/mapsheet.aspx?compid=55193&sheetid=10099&ox=2375&oy=2118&zm=1&czm=1&x=370&y=232