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South door, Lichfield Cathedral

The mid-13th century twin portal to the south transept of Lichfield Cathedral. In 700 AD a wooden Cathedral was built on the site of the present one, to house the body of St. Chad, and to provide ...

Lichfield Cathedral

A view of spires of Lichfield Cathedral across the Minster Pool. In 700 AD a wooden Cathedral was built on the site of the present one, to house the body of St. Chad, and to provide facilities for ...

Sonde Farm, Worfield, Shropshire

A view of Sonde Farm, an early 17th century timber-framed farm house, with sheep in foreground. In the background is the spire of St. Peter's Church. Although now in Shropshire, Worfield was listed under ...

Baggeridge Woods Colliery, Himley

View of Baggeridge Woods Colliery, Himley. The first shaft at Baggeridge was sunk in February 1899, mining a coal seam at a depth of 600 feet. A second shaft was sunk in 1910 and the colliery came into ...

Arley Ferry, Upper Arley, Worcestershire

Boats at Arley Ferry over the River Severn at Upper Arley. Upper Arley was part of Staffordshire until 1895 when it was transferred to Worcestershire. The house known as Arley Castle can be seen in the ...

Motorcyclists, Levedale Road, Penkridge

This postcard view shows two men on similar motorcycles on Levedale Road, Penkridge. These motorcycles are thought to be Humbers and both have a prefix letter ‘E’ on their registration plates, also known ...

Windmill, Castlecroft, near Wolverhampton

Tower mill on Windmill Lane, Castlecroft, built by John Chamberlin in 1720, ceased working in the 1880s and converted into a house by 1905. The Grade ll listed building was partially destroyed by a gas ...

Hawthorns Farm, Wheaton Aston

Rear elevation of Hawthorns Farm, Wheaton Aston. This three-storey farmhouse was built in 1826. Now known as the Hawthorns, from 1926 this house was the home of Albert Henry Yelland (1966-1937) his ...

Littleton Arms, Penkridge

This postcard view shows the Littleton Arms on the corner of Clay Street and St Michael’s Square in Penkridge. In this scene the sign over the entrance is Littleton Arms Hotel and there is an early motor ...

Windmill, Bognop Road, Essington

Looking south east along Bognop Road towards the ruined windmill at Essington All that remains today is the base and central post. It believed to have been built by Henry Vernon family in 1681. It ...

Cattle in field, Bushbury, Wolverhampton

Cattle and horses in fields by haystacks at Bushbury Hill Farm or Bushbury Hall Farm, near Wolverhampton. Photographer: Albert Henry Yelland.

St. Mary's Church, Wheaton Aston

The church was designed by Bidlake & Lovatt and dates from 1857, although the chancel by Chales Lynam is later (1893) The spire to the left is surmounted by a weather vane. The central stained glass window ...

Northycote Farm, Bushbury, near Wolverhampton

Northycote Farm was built around 1600 and stands on Underhill Lane, Bushbury, and was owned for many generations by the Underhill family, and later by the Thompson family. Wolverhampton Council bought ...

Railway worker at Oakamoor

Mrs Rita Ecclestone, Clerk and Porter at Oakamoor Station in the 1950s. Rita is standing on the tracks and the view is looking towards the tunnel mouth. However, today you will be looking down a country ...

Seventy Bridge, Farley

Seventy Bridge on the Uttoxeter Canal, an extension of the Caldon Canal. Designed by the engineer John Rennie.

Teddesley Hall

This postcard view shows the east front of Teddesley Hall after alterations were made to the central part of the building. In a separate view the east front can be seen prior to the changes. The large ...

Teddesley Hall

This postcard view looks across Teddesley Park to the stable block on the left and Teddesley Hall on the right. Teddesley Hall was built sometime between 1742 and 1754 by Sir Edward Littleton, 4th ...

Railway Viaduct, Penkridge

This postcard view of ‘The Seven Arches’ viaduct over the River Penk, near Penkridge, was sent along with several other postcards in an envelope from ‘Ginge’ (name unknown) to his Mother (name and address ...