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Penkhull Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This view is almost unrecognisable today. Penkhull Street in now part of the High Street and this is a rear view of Ashley's Square, which is now part of the Grosvenor roundabout.

Restoration of St. Chad's Church, Stafford

Restoration work in progress at St. Chad's on Greengate Street, revealing Norman stonework. St. Chad's was poor and the building neglected; the old Norman tower had collapsed many years before, replaced ...

Salvation Army Hostel, Stoke on Trent

The entrance to the Salvation Army Men's Hostel at 6a Lovatt Street, Stoke-on-Trent just prior to demolition. The Salvation Army hostel moved from Lovatt Street to a purpose-built premises in Vale Street, ...

Scene of a steeplejack accident, Tower Street, Wolverhampton

Demolition underway at he three-storey factory and chimney formerly belonging to E. Hands & Sons, shoe manufacturers, on Tower Street, Wolverhampton. A note with this glass negative indicates that the ...

Silverdale Schools plaque

In 1990 the Mill Street Junior School was demolished. This stone plaque was rescued and incorporated into the new Silverdale County Primary School buildings on Racecourse. In 1872 a school was opened ...

Stafford Street, Eccleshall,

The King's Arms on Stafford Street was originally named The Unicorn. Its neo-Elizabethan timber framed facade covers the original Elizabethan structure. The King's Arms, like the Royal Oak on High ...

Wolseley Hall, Colwich

The Wolseley family had lived on the estate since Norman times. In the eighteenth century Wolseley Hall was rebuilt, but burned down in the 1950s. The estate remained derelict until 1990, when the ...