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Elephant & Castle – Westgate

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Must admit, I never knew there was an Elephant & Castle on Westgate ...... only the one on Bridge Street ! No date for the image...

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Nobby the Tramp

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A well known and much loved living legend of the city, "Nobby the Tramp" as he has been known in recent decades, became a...

New Mermaid Inn, Wansford

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The former New Mermaid Inn on the A1 at Wansford re-opened in 2016 after significant, superb and sympathetic restoration took it from the decaying...

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Green Liveried Class 47s at Peterborough Station (1973)

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Peterborough station 1973 featuring BR Class 47 #1777 in the foreground with classmate #1865 in the background, both in classic two tone BR green...

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Nobby the Tramp

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A well known and much loved living legend of the city, "Nobby the Tramp" as he has been known in recent decades, became a...

Orton Staunch on the River Nene

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In the early 1700s, the Nene was considered navigable upstream only as far as the mill at Alwalton. Beyond that the river course was...

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Grand Hotel and Bridge Street

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Looking along Bridge Street with the Grand Hotel on the left where, today, WH Smiths would be sited - date unknown.

City Cinema, Bridge Street

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The City Cinema on Bridge Street and surrounding shops pictured just before the cinema's last stand in the early 1960s.

Broad Bridge Street Frontage

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An interesting image showing that today's "original" frontage on Broad Bridge Street is literally just the frontage with the original buildings behind completely levelled.

Rivergate c.1907

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A tough image to match up as the original was taken to the left-centre of where the current Town Bridge is now sited, probably...

A Bridge Street Winter

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A cold, wintry January on Bridge Street outside of the WH Smith and Eastern Electricity stores. Thanks to Chris Allen for this image.

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