Category Archives: Victorian Architecture

Station Cottages, Baldwins Gate

It’s easy to miss this row of railway cottages built for staff of the new Whitmore Station¬†by the Grand Junction Railway in the mid 19th century. I did for years until I decided to walk along an unfamiliar path which … Continue reading

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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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Garden Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Garden Street sits at right angles to Well Street and is the older of these two terraces. There are 11 years between the two, Garden Street with a date stone of 1886and Well Street dated 1897 (year of Queen Victoria’s … Continue reading

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