Category Archives: Eastgate Street

Eastgate Street, Chester – Circa 1930’s 

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Eastgate Street, Chester – Circa 1930’s

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Eastgate, Chester – Circa 1881 (Pre Clock)

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Eastgate Street, Chester

The above picture of Eastgate Street was taken some time after 1865, as the Grosvenor Hotel is located on the right side, you can also see that the clock is not present on the Eastgate, which was presented in celebration … Continue reading

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The “Old” Eastgate, Chester

The “Old” Eastgate was demolished in 1766 to make way for the Eastgate which is still present today. Illustrations from the time show it had a pointed archway between two octagonal towers which were four stories high, with battlements located … Continue reading

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Paintings Of Chester 1870 to 1880 – By Louise Raynor

Louise Raynor was born in Matlock Bath in 1832, is well know for painting street scenes of the era, she lived in Chester from around 1870 to 1910 where she moved to Tunbridge Well, where side died in 1924. Below … Continue reading

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The Trams Of Chester, Cheshire

The trams of Chester was created, with services commencing on 10th June 1878, by Chester Tramways Company, with the initial route from Chester Railway to Chester Castle, the route was then extended to Saltney the following year. The trams were … Continue reading

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