Laying the foundation stone of the Municipal Hall, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

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Date:1888

Description:This photograph captures the Mayor and civic dignitaries at the laying of the foundation stone to the Municipal Hall. Within the foundation stone was a time capsule, that contained among other things, a newspaper of the time.


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1800s
View of the Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme
View of the Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A watercolour painting of the Ironmarket produced in about 1800 by James Hulse. ...

1870s
Steps House, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Steps House, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Steps House still stands today, though the steps have been removed as the height ...

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 ...

1920s
View of the Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme
View of the Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The building seen on the far right hand side of this photograph was a private house, ...

1930s
Rear View of the Municipal Hall, Merrial Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Rear View of the Municipal Hall, Merrial Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This is taken from Merrial Street. In the foreground is the site of the Police ...

1960s
Aerial view of Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre
Aerial view of Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre

F.H. Burgess, the agricultural merchants, can still be seen in this photograph in ...

2000s
Municipal Hall and Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Municipal Hall and Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Signed and dated 2001 by artist Alf Fallows this watercolour depicts the Ironmarket ...

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Donor ref:PA 6 (22/4366)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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