High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Date:1928

Description:The tram lines visible in the centre of this photograph give the date of pre 1928, when the trams were removed from Newcastle. On the far right hand side can be seen the shop of W. Parton, a professional photographer who took many photographs of Newcastle and its surrounding area.

The Guildhall is pictured still residing over the town. The Guildhall was built in 1713, the ground floor originally being open. The building has been altered through the years and was a public house in 2002. The white building of the Castle Hotel can be seen to the right of the Guildhall. The Hotel was opened in around 1820 and was a popular coaching stop for traffic to and from Liverpool and Manchester, before the arrival of the railways. The building still existed in 2002 having been, amongst other things, Tescos and a shoe shop.


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1830s
Cartoon study for the 'Mock Mayor' of Newcastle-under-Lyme
Cartoon study for the 'Mock Mayor' of Newcastle-under-Lyme

Oil on board depicting cartoon detail of images that were considered by the artist ...

1850s
Ordnance Survey, Public Health Act Map of Newcastle-under-Lyme – Sheet 5
Ordnance Survey, Public Health Act Map of Newcastle-under-Lyme – Sheet 5

These maps were surveyed in 1851 by the Ordnance Survey Department in accordance ...

1880s
Fire Appliances, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Fire Appliances, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A scene of crowds gathered to see a display of a new Merryweather and Shand Mason ...

1900s
Market Cross, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Market Cross, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

In front of the Guildhall can be seen the Market Cross, which originally stood in ...

1930s
Guildhall, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Guildhall, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Tarmac being used in the town for the first time.

1950s
Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Edward Bond, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Mayor Choosing Ceremony for Edward Bond, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Mayor Choosing ceremony is a tradition in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The newly ...

1970s
Octocentenary, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Octocentenary, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A group of people in period costume handing out newspapers advertising Octocentenary ...

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Donor ref:PA1327 (22/4320)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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