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A "Staffordshire Sentinel" : St. Margaret's, Wolstanton

A watercolour by Harry Barnard with fields in the foreground, church and houses in the distance.

A fete held at Clayton Hall, Newcastle-under-Lyme

There has been a hall at Clayton for hundreds of years. This shows what is thought to be the third hall built on or nearby the original site. From the fashion worn by the ladies we know that this ...

A polite encounter, Wolstanton

A watercolour by R.M. Colley, looking towards St. Margaret's Church, Wolstanton. St. Margaret's Church is depicted here in its pre 1858 state. Between 1858 and 1860 the church was altered by Gilbert Scott ...

A Town on Millennium Eve, Newcastle-under-Lyme

An oil painting by Tim Lloyd, commissioned for the Millennium by Newcastle-under-Lyme Museum and Art Gallery. The painting contains images of people celebrating Millennium's Eve in Newcastle and contains ...

Aerial View of Clayton, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A very different landscape to that of the present. Note the fork in the road to the right of the image - that is the junction between Northwood Lane and Clayton Road, the site of a roundabout today connecting ...

Aerial view of Newcastle-under-Lyme

This photograph takes in the aerial view of Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre from the west in 1936.

Aerial view of Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Gas Holder and Smithfield Cattle market, demolished in the mid 1990s, can be seen in the bottom left hand corner of this photograph. Safeway supermarket were occupying this site in 2002. The building ...

Aerial view of Newcastle-under-Lyme High Street and Ironmarket

This aerial photograph shows the High Street and Ironmarket in Newcastle-under-Lyme in 1953. The visible landmarks are the Guildhall in the centre of the picture situated on the High Street and the Municipal ...

Aerial view of Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre

This photograph shows many areas of the town that have now been developed. The central area of this photograph has changed a great deal, with the building of the Civic Offices and Sainsbury's. Also the ...

Aerial view of Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre

F.H. Burgess, the agricultural merchants, can still be seen in this photograph in the bottom right hand corner as the Fine Fare development, which was the Warner Brothers Cinema in 2005, had yet to be ...

Aerial View of Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre

This aerial photograph shows Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre in 1967. Many of the major landmarks in the town can be picked out. The sunken roundabout to the bottom right of the photograph, Nelson place ...

Aerial view of the Westlands and Clayton, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This aerial photograph of Newcastle-under- Lyme takes in the developing Westlands and Clayton housing estates to the bottom of the picture on the right.

Aerial view of the Westlands, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This photograph ia an aerial view of Newcastle-under-Lyme. The chimneys of Knutton Forge can be seen in the top right hand corner of the picture. The building in centre is where the Thistleberry Hotel ...

Aerial View of The Westlands, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This aerial photograph of Newcastle-under-Lyme taken in 1936 shows the development of The Westlands. The Westlands is now a large, leafy suburban area just outside Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre.

'After The Storm, St. Giles', Newcastle-under-Lyme

This oil on canvas signed and dated by John Thirlwall in 1999 was a Millenium commission painting for the Borough Museum and Art Gallery in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The painting depicts St Giles' Church ...

Almshouses, Bridge Street, Newcastle-Under-Lyme

View of Almshouses looking north-east taken from St. Giles tower. Prior to their demolition in 1964. They were pulled down to make way for the ring road. In 1688 the Duke of Albemarle bequeathed £6000 ...

Alton Castle

Set on a hill above the village of Alton, the castle was built in the mid-19th century although there has been a fortification on the site since the 12th century. At the time this was taken it was owned ...

Alton Castle

Set on a hill above the village of Alton, the castle was built in the mid-19th century, although there has been a fortification on the site since the 12th century. At the time this was taken it was owned ...