View of the Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Date:1920 - 1930 (c.)

Description:The building seen on the far right hand side of this photograph was a private house, which was demolished in 1930. The Silverdale Equitable Industrial Co-operative Society purchased the site and built an emporium, which still stands today.

The Municipal Hall can be seen further up the Ironmarket. This was built, between 1888 and 1890, to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria. During its time the Hall contained a Council Chamber, Library, Dance Hall, and School of Art. The Hall was demolished in 1967 and the present Newcastle Library now occupies the site.


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1880s
Arlington House, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Arlington House, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Arlington House, the detached property set back from the road in this photograph, ...

1900s
St. Giles' Church Rectory, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme
St. Giles' Church Rectory, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Rectory was built in 1698 as a house for rectors of St. Giles' Church. The building ...

1930s
Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This view was probably taken from the Municipal Hall. The white frontage of the ...

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 ...

1970s
Queen's Gardens, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Queen's Gardens, Newcastle-under-Lyme

An afternoon's entertainment is pictured here in the Queen's Gardens. The band ...

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Donor ref:PA 4008 (22/4485)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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