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Advertisement for Marson's Grocers, High House, Stafford,

Tea wrapper from William Marson's grocery business, established in the High House in 1827. The High House was built on Greengate Street by Richard Dorrington in 1595. The timber was said to have come ...

Aerial View from St. Mary's Church Tower, Stafford

View over Greengate Street and down Martin Street. On the right can be seen the timber framed buildings of the Bear Inn and the Ancient High House. To the left of the Bear Inn is Mottram's Jewellers. In ...

Aerial View of Stafford from St. Mary's Church Tower

View looking towards Greengate Street. The church tower belongs to St. Chad's. The timber framed building in the foreground is the Ancient High House, built in 1595. King Charles I stayed here in ...

Aerial View of Stafford from St. Mary's Church Tower, (2)

In the top left are the new County Buildings on Martin Street, built 1895, with the Borough Hall behind them on Eastgate Street, now the Gatehouse Theatre. In the bottom right is the timber framed ...

Ancient High House, Stafford

The large timber framed building is the Ancient High House on Greengate Street, built by Richard Dorrington in 1595. The timber was said to have come from Doxey Wood, near Stafford Castle. King Charles ...

Ancient High House, Stafford,

View of the High House on Greengate Street, from St. Mary's Gate. The High House was built by Richard Dorrington in 1595. The timber was said to have come from Doxey Wood, near Stafford Castle. King ...

Ancient High House, Stafford,

View of the Ancient High House on Greengate Street, built by Richard Dorrington in 1595. King Charles I stayed here in September 1642, whilst on a recruiting drive during the Civil War. His nephew, ...

Ancient High House, Stafford,

The High House was built on Greengate Street by Richard Dorrington in 1595. The timber was said to have come from Doxey Wood, near Stafford Castle. King Charles I stayed here in September 1642, whilst ...

Ancient High House, Stafford,

View of the Ancient High House on Greengate Street, built by Richard Dorrington in 1595. On the right is Brookfield's tailors which until the early twentieth century was occupied by W. Wynne, a bootmaker. In ...

Appleby's Butcher's Shop, High Street, Burton-on-Trent

View of a half-timbered butcher's shop with a line of rabbits hanging outside. For most of the 20th century the building was a retail outlet run by Herratts selling fancy goods and knitting wool. In ...

Armistice Day, Stone

Service and civic parade in front of the War Memorial on Granville Square, Armistice Day. The Stone War Memorial on Granville Square was unveiled on 10 January 1921 by Lord Dartmouth, Lord Lieutenant ...

Audley Old Hall

The view shows the Old Hall on the junction between Wilbraham's Walk and Nantwich Road. This timber built house was built in the fourteenth or fifteenth century and was the seat of the Vernons at some ...

Averil's Entry, Stafford,

Averil's Entry runs between Greengate Street and St. Mary's Grove. Originally the passage came out by Averil's chemist shop, a fifteenth century building which was demolished in the 1960s. The Grove ...

Averil's Old Shop, Stafford,

This timber framed building, built c. 1475, stood on Market Square, on the site now occupied by Boots. Over the years plaster had covered the timber structure and the timber framed effect was acquired ...

Barn and Yard, Seighford Hall,

Seighford Hall is an Elizabethan house to which additions were made over the years. The hall is now a private residence. Behind the barn can just be seen the building known as the Dovecote. This ...

Barn, Halfhead Farm, Shallowford,

Halfhead Farm was owned by Izaak Walton, a famous angler and author whose best known work 'The Complete Angler' was published 1653 and is still in print. Born in Stafford in 1593, Walton moved to ...

Bear & Billet Hotel, Chester. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide with a view of the Bear & Billet Hotel and the Bridgegate in Chester.

Bear Inn, Stafford,

The seventeenth century Bear Inn on Greengate Street was built on the site of the Old Black Bear Inn; it is possible some of the old building was used in the structure of the present. In the eighteenth ...