Almshouses, Bridge Street, Newcastle-Under-Lyme

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Date:1960

Description:View of Almshouses looking north-east taken from St. Giles tower. Prior to their demolition in 1964. They were pulled down to make way for the ring road.

In 1688 the Duke of Albemarle bequeathed £6000 for the erection and maintenance of almshouses for twenty poor widows. The houses were built in 1743.


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1900s
Northern Store Company, 26 Bridge street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Northern Store Company, 26 Bridge street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Northern Stores Clothing Company was located at the corner of Bridge Street ...

1930s
Old Almshouses and Bank House, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Old Almshouses and Bank House, Newcastle-under-Lyme

In 1688 the Duke of Albermarle bequeathed £6000 for the erection and maintenance ...

1960s
Bank House, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Bank House, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This photograph of Bank House on Bridge Street in Newcastle-under-Lyme was taken ...

1980s
Salvation Army Building, Bridge Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Salvation Army Building, Bridge Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Oil painting by Doreen Fletcher showing the blue door to the former Salvation Army ...

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Donor ref:PA 391 (22/26126)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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