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A general view of Rugeley

This image was almost certainly taken from the north elevation of 15 Ashleigh Rd Pear Tree Estate. When the Photograph was taken, it would have been fields and farmland. The White gates on the extreme ...

Ash Green, Trentham

A postcard view of Ash Green looking west from Longton Road towards the junction with the A34, Stone Road (left to right). In the centre distance is the boundary wall of the Trentham Estate. Over the ...

Ashcroft Lane, Shenstone

Looking north from the junction with Lynn Lane, Shenstone, this postcard view of houses and a cottage in Ashcroft Lane has hardly changed over the years. The buildings remain (July 2020), however, the ...

Back Lane, Croxton, near Eccleshall

A postcard view of Back Lane, Croxton. On the left is Croxton House Farm. To the right is Shakespeare House.

Barlaston Hall Estate

This is probably the track that led from Old Road Farm towards Barlaston Hall. It was later converted into the public road named Wedgwood Drive. Barlaston Hall stands on a hill, overlooking the Trent ...

Barnfields Farm drive, Weeping Cross, Stafford

A view looking from Barnfields Farm towards the Cannock Road. This route is now followed by the service road that now (in 2012) runs from Wildwood Drive along the south side of the Wildwood public house, ...

Bee hives, Trentham School

Pictured are the new school buildings opened in 1877. Trentham Boys' School was opened in about 1674, paid for by a bequest from Lady Katherine Leveson. A girls' school opened in about 1856 and an infants' ...

Blithewood Moat, Checkley

Blithewood moat in winter, showing the raised bank between the double moat. This area is thought to be the site of an 11th century fortified manor house. The site is a rare and unusual example in Staffordshire ...

Broadhurst Green Road, Cannock Chase

This unused postcard view is looking eastwards on Broadhurst Green Road on Cannock Chase, close to the crossroads with Chase Road, Broadhurst Green and Penkridge Bank Road. The house on the left is now ...

Brocton Lodge, Shugborough Park,

Brocton Lodge was situated in Shugborough Park close to the Stafford to Lichfield road, near to White Barn Farm. The publisher has mistakenly titled this postcard 'Shugborough Lodge'. The building ...

Brocton, near Stafford

A postcard view of Brocton village looking towards the Green.

Brook House, Old Road, Barlaston

Looking north towards Trentham from Barlaston along Old Road. Brook House is on the right and still stands. The ford has been culverted.

Broughton Hall,

Broughton Hall was built for Sir Thomas Broughton in the mid-sixteenth century, possibly on the site of an earlier building. During the eighteenth century the ornate timber work was covered in plaster, ...

Building a haystack

Men and women at work building a haystack, possibly in the Trentham or Longton area. Please contact us if you recognise this view. This photograph is one of a collection of 20 glass negatives by an ...

Burntwood Road, Hammerwich

A postcard view looking north-east showing 'New Houses’ on Burntwood Road in Hammerwich. This postcard was published by Lilywhite (1932) Ltd., Sowerby Bridge.

Burslem area Ordnance Survey Maps - Bleak Hill

Map of Bleak Hill, an area just south of Burslem town centre. This area is known as Cobridge these days. Waterloo Road, the main road out of Burslem, runs down the centre of the map. The expanse of ...

Burslem area Ordnance Survey Maps - Brownhills

Map showing the area known as Brownhills. It is situated to the north-west of Burslem town centre. Why were the maps made? This series of maps was surveyed by the Ordnance Survey Department in 1851 ...

Burslem area Ordnance Survey Maps - Brownhills

Map showing Brownhills, an area to the north-west of Burslem town centre. High Street (now Brownhills Road), running down the centre if the map, runs up into Tunstall. Liverpool Road is now called ...