The old village of Bruchton or
Broughton lay to between Albany Street and London Street,
immediately to the west of Broughton Street.
Broughton Burn - 1850
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That's just outside the
boundaries of the electoral ward for Broughton - as it was in
2007, when Broughton last had its own electoral ward.
This plan below shows the approx
area covered by the Broughton electoral ward (1999 to 2007).
The top two boundaries are a
little further north than the area that might often be considered
to be Broughton but, nevertheless, I've found this to be a useful
guide to the approximate area that I might research and photograph
under the heading 'Broughton'.
I've not shown it on the
sketch above, but the ward boundary for Broughton actually
excludes the area around Gayfield Square on the 'East to South'
side of the diamond above.
Here are photos taken near each
of the four corners of the diamond above: