Elizabethan House, Stafford,

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Date:1886 - 1887 (c.)

Description:The Elizabethan House was built on Gaolgate Street in the late Tudor period.

The building was destroyed by fire on 1st October 1887. The alarm was raised by a shoemaker, but it was too late to save the building. The shoemaker received 5s as a reward.


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1680s
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1790s
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1840s
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1860s
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1880s
Ruins after a Fire on Gaolgate Street, Stafford
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The Elizabethan House was built on Gaolgate Street in the late Tudor period. At ...

1900s
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1930s
Fire Service Flag Day, Stafford,
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1950s
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1980s
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Donor ref:G98.004.0004 (18/1963)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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