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Boys Fishing, Stone,

Boys fishing in Trent and Mersey Canal at Meaford, near Stone.

Bridge over Backfilled Canal, Norbury Junction,

The Newport branch of the Shropshire Union Canal started at Norbury Junction. This branch of the canal was little used after 1920 and was closed by by Act of Parliament in 1944. It has since been ...

Bridge over Moat, Eccleshall Castle,

The castle was used as the residence of the Bishops of Lichfield. The first reference to this building was in 1200, when Bishop Geoffrey Muschamp obtained a royal licence to embattle a manor house in ...

Broad Eye Windmill and River Sow, Stafford,

Photograph taken from South Street. Broad Eye corn mill was built in 1796 using stones taken from the Old Town Hall (now replaced by the Shire Hall). The miller lived in a house next door. In ...

Burton Manor Moat, Stafford,

Burton Manor in Rising Brook was built in 1855 by Francis Whitgreave. Stonework found during excavations from Grey Friars on Foregate Street was incorporated into the house, including the stone cross ...

Caldon Canal, Froghall

A narrowboat on the Caldon Canal about to enter Froghall tunnel. The tunnel had no tow path so boats had to be 'legged' through it.

Canal Bridge, Forton,

The photograph shown here was taken in a south easterly direction from the north bank of the River Meese. The road (or lane) is between Meretown and Forton, approximately 90 metres North of Skew Bridge. ...

Canal Junction, Great Haywood,

View of the canal bridge and wharf from the Trent and Mersey Canal; the bridge marks junction of the canal with the Staffordshire and Worcester Canal. The building on the far left was a corn mill, ...

Chartley Hall and Grounds, Stowe-by-Chartley

The original moated timber mansion house at Chartley was home to the Devereux family, who had moved from Chartley Castle during the fifteenth century. In 1575 Elizabeth I was entertained at Chartley ...

Chinese House and Boat House, Shugborough Park,

The design for the Chinese House was taken from sketches made by Sir Percy Brett, who accompanied Admiral Anson during his voyage of circumnavigation. The journey included a stay of some months in China. The ...

Chinese House, Shugborough Park

The design for the Chinese House was taken from sketches made by Sir Percy Brett, who accompanied Admiral Anson during his voyage of circumnavigation. The journey included a stay of some months in China. The ...

Chinese House, Shugborough Park

The design for the Chinese House was taken from sketches made by Sir Percy Brett, who accompanied Admiral Anson during his voyage of circumnavigation. The journey included a stay of some months in China. The ...

Church and Ford, Seighford,

In the distance is St. Chad's Church, which dates from the Norman period, although the west tower was rebuilt in local brick in the seventeenth century after the original tower collapsed. Photograph ...

Cloud End, Congleton. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape with a view of Cloud End, Nr. Congleton, Cheshire. The large rail viaduct that crosses the River Dane and Macclesfield Canal can be seen in the distance.

Cobridge Tunnel, Potteries Loop Line, Stoke-on-Trent

The south end of the tunnel on the Potteries Loop Line between Waterloo Road and Cobridge stations. The photograph was taken looking north from the short tunnel at Astbury Street (formerly Copeland Street) ...

Construction of Rye Hill Canal Bridge number 22

Builders working on a bridge over the Shropshire Union Canal. Localy known as Slabs bridge.

Coppice Mill, Stone,

At one time there were ten mills in the Moddershall Valley which provided material for the pottery industry. This is Coppice Mill on Longton Road, also known as Shardlow's Mill. In the eighteenth ...

Cowley Tunnel, Gnosall

This postcard view of Cowley Tunnel on the Shropshire Union Canal near Gnosall was published by M Hall, Gnosall. It was franked on 10 July 1915 and sent to an address in Oakamoor.