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Castle excavations, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Archeologists are pictured here during the excavation of the castle site in Newcastle. These excavations discovered old masonry from the castle, the foundations of a gatehouse in John of Gaunt's Road, ...

Castle Site Excavations, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Excavations at the Castle Site were conducted by Thomas Pape in the 1930s. Surprisingly few actual objects were recovered – only the large sandstone foundations and decayed wood were revealed (as seen ...

Chesterton Park, Chesterton

Photograph of the ice-house just after its discovery, probably used by Hall.

Chesterton Park, Chesterton

Photograph of the ice house discovered, probably used by the Hall. Ice houses are buildings used to store ice throughout the year before the invention of refrigerators. During the winter, ice and ...

Chesterton Park, Chesterton

Photograph of the ice-house discovered, probably used by Hall.

High Street, Newcsastle-under-Lyme

This photograph taken looking south along the High Street in Newcastle-under-Lyme in 1905 takes in a row of shops and the Guildhall to the left and a second row of shops to the right.

Holditch Roman settlement excavation, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Archaeologists and voluteers are seen here in the process of excavating the Holditch Roman settlement. Roman pottery was discovered during the building of a factory on the site of Holditch Farm and this ...

Peruvian Pot 800 BC - 1200 AD

Peruvian art has its origin in the Andean civilisation, which was based in modern Peru. Pre-Columbian art thrived between the ninth century BC to the thirteen century AD. Peru had a wide range of cultures ...

Pomona Inn Excavations, Lower Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Start of archaeological excavations at the Pomona Pottery Site on Lower Street. This is the moment where they discovered a Georgian well in the Landlord's living room.

Pomona Mug

The Pomona Pottery Collection was given the name after being excavated from a site near The Pomona Inn in 1967. The excavation of the site unearthed thousands of small ‘wasters’ (discarded ceramic ...

Pomona Teapot

The Pomona Pottery Collection was given the name after being excavated from a site near The Pomona Inn in 1967. The excavation of the site unearthed thousands of small ‘wasters’ (discarded ceramic ...

Removal of the Original Market Cross, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This is the original damaged market cross being removed by crane. The Midland Bank and Boots Dispensing Chemist can be seen in the background. The original column is now outside the museum.

Samian Bowl found at Chesterton, 100-400 AD

Samian pottery is the most recognisable and common Roman pottery in Britain. The Romans used this type of pottery for displaying and serving food. By using a mould they were able to produce floral or ...

Stone Carvings made from the Newcastle-under-Lyme Castle walls?

These three small sculpures are believed to have been made by William Williams who was working at the site of the castle excavations (at the end of the Queen Elizabeth gardens) during 1935. They were ...

William Ricards Collection at the Brampton Museum, Newcastle-under-Lyme

William Richards was a keen archaeologist and a local collector of archaeology and objects from different countries. The weird and wonderful objects in this collection have come from all over the world. ...

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