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Shropshire Collection

Background imageShropshire Collection: England / Ludlow 1950S

England / Ludlow 1950S
Broad Gate, Ludlow, Shropshire, the last of seven gates in the old city walls. The town is on the Welsh borders and played a great part in the Marches history

Background imageShropshire Collection: Eustace Rogers, the last coracle man of Ironbridge, Shropshire

Eustace Rogers, the last coracle man of Ironbridge, Shropshire
He is pictured with a coracle on his back at the bottom of his garden on the banks of the River Severn. Mr Rogers died aged 88 in 2003. First published The Times Date: 1987

Background imageShropshire Collection: The Bridge, Ironbridge, Shropshire

The Bridge, Ironbridge, Shropshire
The Bridge, Ironbridge, Telford and Wrekin, near Broseley, Shropshire, England. Date: 1970s

Background imageShropshire Collection: Ludlow Castle

Ludlow Castle
The ruins of Ludlow Castle, Shropshire, England, first referred to by chroniclers in 1138, but parts of the gatehouse keep appear to be late 11th century

Background imageShropshire Collection: England / Ludlow 1930S

England / Ludlow 1930S
The ancient Shropshire town of Ludlow. Broad Gate, situated on one of its steepest streets, is the last of the seven gates of the old city walls

Background imageShropshire Collection: Shavington Day / Hunting

Shavington Day / Hunting
SHAVINGTON DAY A trial between rival packs and horsemen. Participating is the eccentric Shropshire Squire of Halston John Mytton (1796-1834)

Background imageShropshire Collection: England / Leasowes

England / Leasowes
THE LEASOWES, near Halesowen, Shropshire; the garden designed by the poet Shenstone, much admired by connoisseurs

Background imageShropshire Collection: Shrewsbury School

Shrewsbury School
King Edward VI Grammar School, overlooking the River Severn at Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. It was founded by the boy King Edward VI and augmented by Queen Elizabeth I Date: founded 1552

Background imageShropshire Collection: Mytton / Short Cut Home

Mytton / Short Cut Home
The seat of John Mytton (1796- 1834), the eccentric English squire of Halston, Shropshire. The view is from the back showing a circular garden and extensive parkland. Date: 1820s

Background imageShropshire Collection: Boscobel House

Boscobel House
In the grounds of Boscobel House, now in Shropshire, Prince Charles (subsequently Charles II) hid after the battle of Worcester : th hiding-place is preserved

Background imageShropshire Collection: Sentinel DG Steam Wagon YD6587

Sentinel DG Steam Wagon YD6587 (msn 8784) at Walford Cross Near Taunton.. (Sentinel Waggon Works Ltd was a British company based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire) Date: 1958

Background imageShropshire Collection: Railwayman - 180 lever railway signal box at Shrewsbury

Railwayman - 180 lever railway signal box at Shrewsbury
A railwayman walks across the tracks to the 180 lever railway signal box at Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. First published The Daily Telegraph Date: 1991

Background imageShropshire Collection: Weston Park, Shifnal, Shropshire

Weston Park, Shifnal, Shropshire
The immediate destination of Princess Mary, the Princess Royal, and Viscount Lascelles (later the 6th Earl of Harewood), after their wedding on 28th February 1922 : Weston Park

Background imageShropshire Collection: Berrington Hospital, Atcham, Shropshire

Berrington Hospital, Atcham, Shropshire
Berrington Hospital at Cross Houses, near Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The hospital was formerly the Atcham Union workhouse, and operated as a War Hospital during the First World War

Background imageShropshire Collection: Sentinel S4 Steam Wagon DKN380

Sentinel S4 Steam Wagon DKN380 (msn 9276), built in 1936, seen at the 1959 Crystal Palace Steam Rally. (Sentinel Waggon Works Ltd was a British company based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire) Date: 1959

Background imageShropshire Collection: Lower Broad Street and Broadgate, Ludlow, Shropshire

Lower Broad Street and Broadgate, Ludlow, Shropshire. Date: circa 1906

Background imageShropshire Collection: Wine expert at Tanners Wine Merchants, Shrewsbury

Wine expert at Tanners Wine Merchants, Shrewsbury
A wine expert with a glass of claret in the old shop of Tanners Wine Merchants, Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The company was established in 1842 by sea captain William Tanner

Background imageShropshire Collection: Church of St Mary the Virgin, Shropshire from Claremont Hill

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Shropshire from Claremont Hill
People walk along Claremont Hill, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. In the distance is the Church of St Mary the Virgin Date: 1988

Background imageShropshire Collection: Newspaper Story by Toby Neal in Shropshire Star 10 Octob?

Newspaper Story by Toby Neal in Shropshire Star 10 Octob?
Newspaper Story by Toby Neal in Shropshire Star 10 October 2006 Issue Page 8, Ernest Maund Early Aviator / Pilot from Craven Arms, Shropshire, UK

Background imageShropshire Collection: Railway Station, Much Wenlock, Shropshire

Railway Station, Much Wenlock, Shropshire
Railway Station, Much Wenlock, near Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England. Wenlock Railway Co Date: 1904

Background imageShropshire Collection: Feathers Hotel, Ludlow, Shropshire

Feathers Hotel, Ludlow, Shropshire
Street scene with the Jacobean-style Feathers Hotel in Ludlow, Shropshire, dating back to the 17th century

Background imageShropshire Collection: Bridgnorth, Shropshire

Bridgnorth, Shropshire - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J. Salmon, and reproduced as a local view postcard

Background imageShropshire Collection: Maypole dancing Blists Hill, Shropshire -1

Maypole dancing Blists Hill, Shropshire -1
Children in traditional costumes celebrate May Day as they dance around the Maypole at Blists Hill, Ironbridge, Shropshire, England Date: 1990

Background imageShropshire Collection: Ernest Maund Early Aviator / Pilot with His Monoplane in?

Ernest Maund Early Aviator / Pilot with His Monoplane in?
Ernest Maund Early Aviator / Pilot with His Monoplane in Craven Arms, Shropshire, UK

Background imageShropshire Collection: Madeley, Shropshire

Madeley, Shropshire
Cattle amble along the village street at Madeley, Shropshire

Background imageShropshire Collection: Grope Lane, Shrewsbury

Grope Lane, Shrewsbury
Grope Lane, a quaint medieval alley off the High Street at Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

Background imageShropshire Collection: The Square - Clee St. Margaret, Shropshire

The Square - Clee St. Margaret, Shropshire. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageShropshire Collection: Engineers at Ironbridge Gorge Museum - first railway loco

Engineers at Ironbridge Gorge Museum - first railway loco
Engineers at the Ironbridge Gorge Museum with a working replica of the first railway locomotive in the world, which was designed by Cornish engineer Richard Trevithick and built in Coalbroakdale

Background imageShropshire Collection: Moored Canal Boats

Moored Canal Boats
Moored craft on the Shropshire Union Canal, at Huntington, Cheshire, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageShropshire Collection: Bridgewater Arms Hotel, Harmer Hill, Shropshire

Bridgewater Arms Hotel, Harmer Hill, Shropshire. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub

Background imageShropshire Collection: High Street, Cressage, Shropshire

High Street, Cressage, Shropshire
High Street, Cressage, Shrewsbury, near Much Wenlock, Shropshire, England. Date: 1925

Background imageShropshire Collection: Hotel - Church Stretton, Shropshire

Hotel - Church Stretton, Shropshire Date: 1924

Background imageShropshire Collection: Wales from England

Wales from England
A view looking across Wales from the Anchor Inn, at the head of the Clun Valley, in South West Shropshire. Date: 1930s

Background imageShropshire Collection: Telford Modern Housing

Telford Modern Housing
New town style modern housing in Telford, Shropshire Date: 1950s

Background imageShropshire Collection: Foxhunt, Clee Hills, Shropshire

Foxhunt, Clee Hills, Shropshire. Photograph by Norman Synge Waller Budd

Background imageShropshire Collection: Chirk Aqueduct

Chirk Aqueduct
A fine photograph of the aqueduct carrying the Shropshire Union Canal, at Chirk, Denbighshire, Wales

Background imageShropshire Collection: The Old Mint - Bennet's Hall, Pride Hill, Shrewsbury

The Old Mint - Bennet's Hall, Pride Hill, Shrewsbury
Doorway to the principal floor of Bennet's Hall, which dates back to the mid 13th century and is sometimes known as The Old Mint

Background imageShropshire Collection: Clay pipes from Southorns pipeworks, Broseley, Shropshire

Clay pipes from Southorns pipeworks, Broseley, Shropshire
A selection of clay pipes found in the workshops of Southorns pipeworks, Broseley, Shropshire - now The Broseley Pipe Museum Date: 1987

Background imageShropshire Collection: Mr Ivor Southorn, at the Brosley Clay Pipe works

Mr Ivor Southorn, at the Brosley Clay Pipe works
Mr Ivor Southorn, whose great, great grandfather William Southorn started clay pipemaking on an industrial scale in Broseley, Shropshire

Background imageShropshire Collection: Ironbridge, Shropshire - View up Church Hill to St Luke s

Ironbridge, Shropshire - View up Church Hill to St Luke s
Ironbridge, Shropshire - View up Church Hill to St Lukes Church from the junction of Coalport Road with the High Street. Today extensively re-built. Date: circa 1930

Background imageShropshire Collection: Pengwern Boat House, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Pengwern Boat House, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, a rowing club on the River Severn. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageShropshire Collection: Broad Street, Ludlow, Shropshire

Broad Street, Ludlow, Shropshire, with Lloyds Bank on the right. Date: circa 1918

Background imageShropshire Collection: The summit of The Lawley, in the Shropshire Hills, England

The summit of The Lawley, in the Shropshire Hills, England. The image of the crow represents an icon of the Corbet family coat of arms

Background imageShropshire Collection: A young man in jeans sits against a fashion shop window

A young man in jeans sits against a fashion shop window
A young man sits against a fashion shop window and makes a call on his mobile phone. The window display shows a smartly dressed chimpanze and a bearded man - both wearing in blue jackets

Background imageShropshire Collection: The 180 lever railway signal box at Shrewsbury, Shropshire

The 180 lever railway signal box at Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England Date: 1991

Background imageShropshire Collection: Shrewsbury town centre - Milk Street

Shrewsbury town centre - Milk Street
The Wheatsheaf and Milk Street seen from Fish Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire Date: 1988

Background imageShropshire Collection: Kingsland Bridge toll booth, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Kingsland Bridge toll booth, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Collecting tolls at the Kingsland Bridge, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The Kingsland Bridge is a privately owned toll bridge, spanning the River Severn

Background imageShropshire Collection: Spry - the last Severn Trow

Spry - the last Severn Trow
Shipwight working on the ribs of Spry, the last Severn Trow. Spry was rebuilt by the Upper Severn Navigation Trust (which is now The Spry Trust) in conjunction with the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust



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