Burton Street Bowls Club (1973)

Burton Street Bowls Club, off Star Road, pictured in 1973.

Fengate Post Mill – Wilfrid Wood

From a 1940s painting by urban landscape artist Wilfrid Rene Wood (1888-1976).

Also known as Peterborough Post Mill, it is thought to have been built in the eary 1700s and it ceased work in 1903 but remained in a semi-preserved state, minus the sails, until it was destroyed by fire on the 9th May 1919. The surrounding buildings were eventually lost under the Frank Perkins parkway.

The exact site of the mill would be very close to the end of Atkinson Street off Star Road and would, today, sit alongside the Parkway just as the eastbound sliproad down to the Boongate Roundabout starts.

The Star, Star Road (1970s)

The Star pub on Star Road in the early 1970s and a more recent image after closure.

Durham Ox, Star Road (1970s)

The Durham Ox on Star Road in the 1970s along with a later image after closure.