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7. Bridge St, Rylands St & Friars Gate - Miscellaneous.


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A very untidy and unattractive view of the south entrance to the town with the Academy garden looking like a building site, about 1897/1900.

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A much tidier view of the South end of the main street, undated but possibly around 1920.

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17th century brickwork on timber framed houses in Pattens entry, Dolmans Lane opposite.

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A perfect view of the early tram terminus prior to the completin of widening the street. The chap on the bike keeping well clear of the tram lines, many a cyclist came a 'cropper' after getting their front wheel stuck between the gap in the rails.

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Excavating the remains of the Friary at Friars Gate by William Owen in 1886.

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1900. The flat roofed building on the right was the Seven Stars Inn, soon to be demolished along with other buildings, to be replaced by the Royal Oak public house.

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Two differing periods of building, TJ Lee No.4 Bridge Street with the the stucco work on the windows is of a much later period than No.6 the Drapers & No.8 Shaw the Butchers, No6 having the rounded windows of a much earlier design also the wall of No.6 & 8 appear to be leaning forward from the later building indicating poor foundations.

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Waiting for the Packet House Inn to open Lower Bridge Street. (A poor quality image.)

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The Maypole Dairy and Boot's the Chemists, two Bridge Street businesses that would survive two world wars.

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This is the last of Bridge Street - Buttermarket Street next.

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