Category Archives: architecture

St John’s Square (west side), Burslem

Terry Hunt of Jollie’s Arts and Crafts shop in Newcastle-under-Lyme used to run the Duke  William. He told me that the inside bears little resemblance to the outside as it was built around the bones of an older building. There … Continue reading

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Match, Pie and Grill, Holloway Road

Feeling peckish before an Arsenal home game? Plenty of scope for refuelling on the corner of Holloway and Liverpool Road. Here’s the latest drawing in the Holloway Road series. There are two parts to this drawing, an odd assortment of … Continue reading

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Cheshire Street, Audlem – a dog’s heaven.

Although I finished this drawing in the summer, I am only just logging it here on the archive so you can see the buildings individually as I know quite a few will be looking at this from your phone. Cheshire … Continue reading

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St John’s Square, East, Burslem

Good to be back drawing another street in the historic core of Burslem. Here are the latest sequence of buildings from the east side of St John’s Square.  There is plenty written on the historic fabric in the town centre … Continue reading

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Drawing Micklegate, York, Part One

York has four ‘gates’ or ‘bars’ leading into to the city and Micklegate is the one most familiar to me. I grew up in York, going to nearby Bar Convent school and would often cycle into town along Micklegate, aware … Continue reading

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1-35 High Street, Eccleshall

This is the third in the Eccleshall series. It’s the south side of the High Street, directly opposite the last Eccleshall drawing I posted on this blog. The street begins with an early 19th century red brick building, listed grade … Continue reading

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2-30a High Street, Eccleshall

Hello and a warm welcome back to my blog. I have had a quiet spell recovering from some  fractures and it is great to be back drawing again. It has been a tonic to work on the second drawing of … Continue reading

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