Beeston's Vaults, Red Lion Square, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Date:1925

Description:Beeston's Vaults still stood in 2002 when it was known as the Wine Vaults. The building dates to before 1700 and has a timber framed structure. The pub was run by the Beeston family from the 1860s to the late nineteenth century. Note the horse still being used as a mode of transport, on the far left hand side of this photograph.


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1800s
View from Red Lion Square, Newcastle-under-Lyme looking south
View from Red Lion Square, Newcastle-under-Lyme looking south

Watercolour by James Hulse of a view looking from Red Lion Square towards the High ...

1840s
Red Lion Square, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Red Lion Square, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A pencil and coloured wash by John Whessell. This drawing captures Red Lion Square ...

1870s
Red Lion Square, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Red Lion Square, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The stone building in the centre of this photograph was used at one time as the ...

1890s
Harrison's Birthplace, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Harrison's Birthplace, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Taken at the rear of Major-General Thomas Harrison's Birthplace. Thomas Harrison ...

1910s
The High Street,  Newcastle-under-Lyme, during a Zeppelin air raid
The High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme, during a Zeppelin air raid

Sunset sky, lamps creating diffused light on a dim High Street through which the ...

1950s
Old Bull's Head Inn, Lad Lane, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Old Bull's Head Inn, Lad Lane, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Photograph of the Old Bull's Head Inn in Lad Lane. The core of the pub is believed ...

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

H.R.H. Queen Elizabeth is pictured during her visit to Newcastle in May 1973. In ...

1990s
Unveiling the Newcastle-under-Lyme War Memorial, Red Lion Square
Unveiling the Newcastle-under-Lyme War Memorial, Red Lion Square

Covered by the Union Jack is a simple obelisk design which was made by local sculptor ...

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Donor ref:PA 6294 / TOW/3 - 71 (22/4607)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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