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Bournville Village Trust Plan 1 of the Hill Farm Estate (Westlands), Newcastle-under-Lyme

In the 1890s George Cadbury built a 'model village' called Bournville around his factory in Birmingham. Houses came with modern interiors and large gardens. This came at a time when most workers were ...

Bournville Village Trust Plan 2 of the Hill Farm Estate (Westlands), Newcastle-under-Lyme

In the 1890s George Cadbury built a 'model village' called Bournville around his factory in Birmingham. Houses came with modern interiors and large gardens. This came at a time when most workers were ...

Bournville Village Trust Plan of Clayton, Newcastle-under-Lyme

In the 1890s George Cadbury built a 'model village' called Bournville around his factory in Birmingham. Houses came with modern interiors and large gardens. This came at a time when most workers were ...

Bournville Village Trust Plan of The Cloughs Estate (The Westlands), Newcastle-under-Lyme

In the 1890s George Cadbury built a 'model village' called Bournville around his factory in Birmingham. Houses came with modern interiors and large gardens. This came at a time when most workers were ...

Boys Middle School, Higherland, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This photograph shows the Boys' Middle School in Newcastle-under-Lyme in 1915. The Boys' Middle School was founded in 1872 and was housed in the Orme School buildings on the Higherland. A new building ...

Bradwell Hall, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Bradwell Hall has most notably been owned by the Sneyd family since 15th century. However this is not the original building. After the death of Ralph Sneyd, Bradwell Hall was sold to the Twigg family ...

Brampton Park, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This view shows the building called 'The Firs' in Brampton Park. This is the building which currently houses the Brampton Museum. It is signed and dated by local artist Alston Emery who worked and exhibited ...

Bridge street, Almshouses, Newcastle-under-Lyme

In 1688 the Duke of Albemarle bequeathed £6000 for the erection and maintenance of almshouses for twenty poor widows. The houses were eventually built in 1743, and had to be demolished in 1964 to make ...

Bridge Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This photograph of Bank House on Bridge Street in Newcastle-under-Lyme was taken in 1963 prior to the house being demolished to make way for the Crown Court that now stands on the site. Bank House is ...

Bridge Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Watercolour of Bridge Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme. Signed by Reginald G. Haggar and dated 31st May 1968.

Broadmeadows, Chesterton

General photograph of the Broadmeadows area of Chesterton, Newcastle-Under-Lyme.

Brook Lane and Goose Street area, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A view of the gasometer or gas holder. In 1819 Newcastle-under-Lyme started its own gas light company. The gasworks were built on Goose Street. Coal was heated to release gas which was then stored in ...

Brunswick Chapel, Brunswick Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A view of the north front of Brunswick Chapel, which was located on Brunswick Street. The chapel was built in the 1860s in the Gothic style with bands of blue brick, on land given by a local coach builder, ...

Brunswick Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Looking towards George Street.

Building Department, Birchenwood Colliery, Kidsgrove

Birchenwood colliery opened in the 1890s, most of the coal being used for coke and other by-products. The colliery actually closed in 1932, but coke and other by-product production continued by using ...

Bull's Bank, Lower Street , Newcastle-under-Lyme

This photograph of Bull's Bank off Lower Street and behind St. Giles' Church is typical of the crowded housing that existed in some areas of Newcastle-under-Lyme until the late 1960s. The cramped ...

Bull's Bank, Lower Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Bull's Bank was located behind St. Giles' Church, which can be seen in the centre of this photograph, and off Lower Street. The poor housing and sanitation made this area a hot spot for cholera in the ...

Burgess Lands Map, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Plan of the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme with the whole of the lands held in trust by the Burgesses, surveyed by Robert Malabar. Alterations to Church Districts are drawn on map by hand in red and ...