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An old timber framed house, Friar Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This photograph depicts the demolition of a house in Friar Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme in 1937. In the Newcastle area timber framed buildings had been superseded by brickwork around the middle of the ...

Arlington House, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Arlington House, the detached property set back from the road in this photograph, used to stand on the Ironmarket in Newcastle-under-Lyme. It did not become known as Arlington House until the 1870s when ...

Ashleys Square, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This photograph shows the corner of Ashleys Square, which was off Brook Lane. The top of Holy Trinity church can just be seen over the buildings to the right of the lamp. This photograph demonstrates ...

Back view of houses at Dunkirk, Chesterton

This photograph shows the rear view 1 to 4 Dunkirk. They were located on London Road, Chesterton. The dilapidated state of these houses is clear in this photograph.

Ball's Yard, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Located off Hassell Street, this photograph shows the small terraced housing of Ball's Yard that was typical in Newcastle. These houses and many like them were eventually cleared and residents moved into ...

Bank House, High 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 ...

Bath Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A general view of Bath Street in Newcastle-under-Lyme as it used to be in 1930s. These houses were subject to demolition following the Housing Act 1930, and people were evicted from them in 1936.

Beattie Avenue during the arrival of their new residents from Paradise Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

By the late 1930s and the time of this photograph slum clearance had started in Newcastle-under-Lyme. Some of the first people to be re-housed were the residents of Paradise Street who were moved to Beattie ...

Betley, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Betley was once an important market town and was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086.

Blackfriars Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Photograph of Saint Peter's Mission building on Blackfriars Road.

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 ...


Watercolour by Doris Brown of Butterton, a beautiful hamlet just outside Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Catherine Street, May Bank, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A family sitting outside Smelters Row at the bottom of Catherine Street, May Bank.

Chapel Street, Audley, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This postcard shows the Main Road in Bignall End, at the junction of New Road (to the left) and Chapel Street, leading to Old Road.

Cherry Orchard, Newcastle-under-Lyme

In this photograph the terraced housing that once stood along Cherry Orchard can be seen. To the right of the half white washed end terrace is the rectory building that belonged to Ebenezer Chapel and ...

Church Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This photograph from 1930 shows detail of the old properties at the rear of Church Street in Newcastle-under-Lyme. Rising up behind the properties the medieval tower of St. Giles' Church can be seen.

Church Street, Silverdale

This is an example of the type of terraced housing that still exists in the area today. The spire of St. Luke's Church,the church that gives the street its name,can be seen in the background.