Demolition of Buildings, Market Street, Stafford,

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Date:1963

Description:The buildings on Market Street looked Georgian from their facades, but when they were demolished they were found to be mainly of timber frame construction. They were dated from the fifteenth or sixteenth century.


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1680s
Old Town Hall, Stafford,
Old Town Hall, Stafford,

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1790s
Proposed Design for Stafford's Shire Hall,
Proposed Design for Stafford's Shire Hall,

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1840s
Market Square from the South, Stafford,
Market Square from the South, Stafford,

Stafford possessed a market as early as 1206, when Edward the Elder passed a law ...

1850s
Market Square, Stafford,
Market Square, Stafford,

Stafford possessed a market as early as 1206, when Edward the Elder passed a law ...

1880s
Portrait of a Victorian Lady, Stafford,
Portrait of a Victorian Lady, Stafford,

Miniature studio portrait of Susy Macnaghten. She is wearing a ruched velvet ...

1900s
Rowland's Horse-drawn Delivery Cart, Stafford,
Rowland's Horse-drawn Delivery Cart, Stafford,

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1910s
New Zealand Rifle Brigade Parade, Stafford
New Zealand Rifle Brigade Parade, Stafford

At the end of the First World War, when the New Zealand Rifle Brigade left the military ...

1940s
Duke of Kent Inspecting the Auxiliary Fire Brigade, Stafford
Duke of Kent Inspecting the Auxiliary Fire Brigade, Stafford

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1960s
Market Square, Stafford,
Market Square, Stafford,

View of Market Square looking towards Bank Passage. Mummery's jewellers shop is ...

1980s
Weights and Measures at Work, Stafford
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Donor ref:P97.004.0132 (18/1865)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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