Rear Yard of the Bear Inn, Stafford,

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Date:1966

Description:Rear yard of the Bear Inn on Greengate Street, which included a coach house.

The Bear Inn was built in the seventeenth century Bear Inn on the site of the Old Black Bear Inn; it is possible some of the old building was used in the structure of the present.

In the eighteenth century the inn was known as the White Bear and was one of four coaching inns in Stafford, the other three being The Star and The George on Market Square, and The Swan (opposite The Bear). Only The Bear and The Swan survive to this day.


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1780s
Ancient High House, Stafford,
Ancient High House, Stafford,

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1850s
Martin Street, Stafford,
Martin Street, Stafford,

Watercolour painting by Great Haywood born sculptor and artist Samuel Peploe Wood ...

1870s
William Marson and Magic Lanterns, Stafford,
William Marson and Magic Lanterns, Stafford,

William Albert Marson held public magic lantern shows featuring his 'dissolving ...

1890s
Marson's Grocery Shop, High House, Stafford,
Marson's Grocery Shop, High House, Stafford,

View of the Ancient High House on Greengate Street, built by Richard Dorrington ...

1910s
Military Parade, Stafford,
Military Parade, Stafford,

Photograph taken on Greengate Street, looking towards the Market Square.

1930s
Road Works on Greengate Street, Stafford,
Road Works on Greengate Street, Stafford,

Photograph donated by Stafford Historical and Civic Society, who retain copyright ...

1960s
Greengate Street, Stafford
Greengate Street, Stafford

1980s
Cycle road race in Stafford,
Cycle road race in Stafford,

Cyclist M. Downs being interviewed outside the Swan Hotel in Greengate Street before ...

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Donor ref:P66.003.1527 (18/2675)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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