Crown Hotel, Stone,

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Date:1970 - 1980 (c.)

Description:The Crown Hotel on High Street was damaged by fire in 1778. The new building was designed by Henry Holland in 1780.

The inn was a stop for stage coaches from London, Manchester and Birmingham; there was also a post room where mail bags were stored while awaiting the next coach.


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Stone Volunteer Band,
Stone Volunteer Band,

The band was formed by Band Sergt. H. Wood from members of Stone's battalion of ...

Chell's Grocers Shop, Stone,
Chell's Grocers Shop, Stone,

Chell's grocers shop on High Street.

Civic Parade, Stone,
Civic Parade, Stone,

Parade of police and firemen in the High Street.

High Street, Stone,
High Street, Stone,

The supermarket with the canopy (on the right) had recently been built when this ...

Air Training Corps Recruitment Display, Stone
Air Training Corps Recruitment Display, Stone

The aim of the Air Training Corps was to prepare cadets for service in the Royal ...

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Image courtesy of: Staffordshire County Records Office

Donor ref:County Record Office No., 4748/2, img: 1552 (18/2003)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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