A general view of Rugeley

Move your pointing device over the image to zoom to detail. If using a mouse click on the image to toggle zoom.
When in zoom mode use + or - keys to adjust level of image zoom.

Date:1900 - 1909 (c.)

Description:This image was almost certainly taken from the north elevation of 15 Ashleigh Rd Pear Tree Estate. When the Photograph was taken, it would have been fields and farmland. The White gates on the extreme left was a level crossing which gave access to Sandy Lane. As with the canal network which preceded the railways, a tunnel under or a bridge over would have been constructed to allow the landlord access to his land which would have been inaccessible otherwise. The Tunnel in the centre of the image is probably an access tunnel for farm machinery and livestock.

Postcard published by Valentine & Sons Ltd., Dundee and London. Postmarked 1909.

View Location

Share:

Link to this resource

Donor ref:07_064r (221/37117)

Source: Mr Jake Whitehouse

Copyright information: Copyrights to all resources are retained by the individual rights holders. They have kindly made their collections available for non-commercial private study & educational use. Re-distribution of resources in any form is only permitted subject to strict adherence to the usage guidelines.