Coach House, Rear of the Bear Inn, Stafford,

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Date:1966

Description:Coach house (centre) in the rear yard of the Bear Inn on Greengate Street.

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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1850s
Martin Street, Stafford,
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Watercolour painting by Great Haywood born sculptor and artist Samuel Peploe Wood ...

1870s
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1890s
Brookfield's Department Store, Stafford,
Brookfield's Department Store, Stafford,

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1900s
Sproston's Gents Outfitters Shop, Stafford,
Sproston's Gents Outfitters Shop, Stafford,

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1920s
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Fowkes' Chemists Shop, Stafford,

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1940s
Scout Group, Stafford,
Scout Group, Stafford,

1960s
Aerial View of Stafford from the South-east,
Aerial View of Stafford from the South-east,

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Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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