Municipal Hall foundation stone, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Date:1967

Description:The foundation stone was laid under great ceremony in 1888 by the Mayor and civic dignitaries of the time. It contained a time capsule which is now held at the museum.

This is the stone being removed after the building was demolished.


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1800s
View of the Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme
View of the Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A watercolour painting of the Ironmarket produced in about 1800 by James Hulse. ...

1870s
Steps House, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Steps House, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Steps House still stands today, though the steps have been removed as the height ...

1890s
Royal Mail Postman, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Royal Mail Postman, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Photograph of a local delivery horse and cart.

1910s
King George V and Queen Mary visit Newcastle-under-Lyme
King George V and Queen Mary visit Newcastle-under-Lyme

King George V and Queen Mary are pictured here with the Mayor of Newcastle, William ...

1930s
The Iron Market, Newcastle-under-Lyme
The Iron Market, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Procession of Mayor John Bentley and councillors. The Iron Market is decorated ...

1950s
Municipal Hall, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Municipal Hall, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Municipal Hall was built, between 1888 and 1890, to commemorate the Golden Jubilee ...

1960s
Opening of the Municipal Hall foundation stone,  Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Opening of the Municipal Hall foundation stone, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The stone was laid under great ceremony in 1888 by the Mayor and civic dignitaries ...

2000s
Municipal Hall and Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Municipal Hall and Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Signed and dated 2001 by artist Alf Fallows this watercolour depicts the Ironmarket ...

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Creators: NULBC - Creator

Donor ref:PA 1535 (22/26547)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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