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Lord Combermere and the Crown of Audlem

The Lord Combermere Audlem, is a family run pub and has a regular entry into the Good Beer Guide. It’s situated at the intersection of Audlem’s two main roads, one of which was the Market Drayton to Nantwich turnpike road and … Continue reading

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1-29 York Street, Leek

Leek is a delightful market town, lying at the meeting point of several ancient routes in the middle of the Staffordshire Moorlands. It’s streets are full of history and it can trace its origins back to a Bronze age settlement. … Continue reading

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Fenton: Hitchman Street and Victoria Road

  Hitchman Street is located in Fenton, one of the six towns of Stoke-on-Trent. Hitchman Street Conservation Area consists of thirteen red brick terraced dwellings and a shop which hinges around the corner from Victoria Road. The buildings date from … Continue reading

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A Jolly Secret in the Heart of Newcastle – aka Liverpool Road

Jollie’s Art shop is the creative hub of Newcastle.  It is well worth the few extra steps from the High Street and Ironmarket to venture into this older part of the town which although much changed, nevertheless sits on the … Continue reading

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Well Street (north side) Newcastle-under-Lyme

Well Street is a handsome street, with elegant brick details over the window and door openings. This is the western-most end, where it begins, next to Barracks Road. Somewhere along this part of the street, Bricknells cigarette and sweet shop … Continue reading

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Well Street, North side, no’s 13, 15, 17 & 19, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Red and blue brick terraced houses built to accommodated the senior Militia staff of the Barracks. No’s 17 and 19 Well Street, still with their original windows. Newcastle-under-Lyme conservation area. Pen and ink wash drawing on cartridge paper.

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