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Preston Past: The Castle Hotel On Cheapside, Market Square.

  Originally known as the Castle Inn and was built in 1623, the Castle Hotel was situated in Cheapside opposite the Market Square.  It was very much a favourite hostelry in the […]

8 years ago
Preston Past: Sir George Gilbert Scott’s Preston Town Hall

An Architectural Gem for Preston. This is the magnificent Town Hall which was built between 1862 and 1866 standing on the site of the former Moot Hall between Fishergate and […]

8 years ago
Preston Past: Preston’s ‘Old’ Town Hall

Old Town Hall of 1781 – 1862 This is a view from Fishergate of the ‘Old’ Town Hall of Preston, occupying the site of the present Crystal House which replaced the former Town Hall of the […]

8 years ago
Preston Past: The Shambles, Lancaster Road

In the first of this series of bygone times in Preston, we have an image of what is now Lancaster Road and was formerly known as ‘The Shambles’. The view in this […]

8 years ago
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