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Cheshire Collection

Discover the enchanting wonders of Cheshire: a land steeped in history and brimming with hidden gems

Background imageCheshire Collection: Runcorn-Widnes Bridge

Runcorn-Widnes Bridge
A striking impression of the then newly built Runcorn - Widnes Bridge, which connects Cheshire with Lancashire, across the Manchester Ship Canal. Date: 1962

Background imageCheshire Collection: Mow Cop Castle

Mow Cop Castle
Ruinous folly built as a summer house. IoE 273340

Background imageCheshire Collection: Eastgate Street, Chester, c1890s

Eastgate Street, Chester, c1890s
This image comes from a Photochrom carriage print used by the Great Western Railway in the late 1800s. The picture shows a view of the historic timber-frame buildings in the centre of Chester

Background imageCheshire Collection: Beeston Castle, Cheshire

Beeston Castle, Cheshire. Turner, Joseph Mallord William 1775 - 1851

Background imageCheshire Collection: Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese Pub, Fleet Street, London

Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese Pub, Fleet Street, London. Date: circa 1935

Background imageCheshire Collection: Anderton Boat Lift

Anderton Boat Lift
The Anderton Boat Lift, near Northwich, Cheshire, England, which transfers the canal narrow boats from the River Weaver to the Trent and Mersey Canal and vice-versa. Date: June 1963

Background imageCheshire Collection: Manchester Warehousemen Orphan Schools, Cheadle Hulme

Manchester Warehousemen Orphan Schools, Cheadle Hulme
The Manchester Warehousemen Orphan Schools, on Claremont Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire. The school was founded in 1855 by a group of Manchester businessmen to care for and educate orphans

Background imageCheshire Collection: Cheshire Cat / Tree

Cheshire Cat / Tree
CHESHIRE CAT " I growl when I m pleased, and wag my tail when I m angry"

Background imageCheshire Collection: Parkside Asylum, Macclesfield, Cheshire

Parkside Asylum, Macclesfield, Cheshire
Buildings and grounds of the Parkside Asylum, Macclesfield, opened in 1871 as the Cheshire County Lunatic Asylum. At various times, the site was also known as Upton Mental Hospital and Deva Hospital

Background imageCheshire Collection: The Rows, Chester, c1890s

The Rows, Chester, c1890s
This image comes from a Photochrom carriage print used by the Great Western Railway in the late 1800s. The Rows are continuous half-timbered galleries

Background imageCheshire Collection: New Brighton Tower, Wallasey, Cheshire, c1898-c1921

New Brighton Tower, Wallasey, Cheshire, c1898-c1921. The New Brighton Tower was situated within the Tower Buildings complex and was taller than Blackpool Tower at 621 feet high

Background imageCheshire Collection: Elephant Castle Beehive

Elephant Castle Beehive
A unique elephant castle beehive at Beeston, Cheshire, England. Date: 1960s

Background imageCheshire Collection: Chester Cross & Rows, Cheshire, July 1935

Chester Cross & Rows, Cheshire, July 1935
A GWR Publicity view of The Rows at Chester, Cheshire in July 1935. These half-timbered shops are famous for their covered galleries reached by steps

Background imageCheshire Collection: Centre of the promenade, Parkgate, Wirral, Cheshire

Centre of the promenade, Parkgate, Wirral, Cheshire - the whole waterfront has now silted up and the sea does not reach as far as the sea wall. Date: circa 1930

Background imageCheshire Collection: Altrincham Railway Station - Trafford, Greater Manchester

Altrincham Railway Station - Trafford, Greater Manchester, England. Date: 1903

Background imageCheshire Collection: 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiments regimental drum

1st Battalion Cheshire Regiments regimental drum
Original painting for the 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiments regimental drum showing 17 Battle Honours of the Regiment from Louisburg to Kut al Amara

Background imageCheshire Collection: West Kirby Marine Lake, Wirral, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

West Kirby Marine Lake, Wirral, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCheshire Collection: Nantwich, Cheshire

Nantwich, Cheshire

Background imageCheshire Collection: BIG CHEESE

BIG CHEESE
Cheese weighing 1000 pounds (lbs) given as a gift to King George III in 1793 from the Duchy of Chester. Presumably a Cheshire cheese? Two men stand by to give an idea of scale

Background imageCheshire Collection: British Narrowboat

British Narrowboat
Narrow boats lashed together, on the Trent and Mersey Canal, near Northwich, Cheshire, England

Background imageCheshire Collection: East Gate Clock at Christmas, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

East Gate Clock at Christmas, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCheshire Collection: Congleton Union Workhouse, Arclid, Cheshire

Congleton Union Workhouse, Arclid, Cheshire
Aerial view of Congleton Union workhouse at Arclid, Sandbach, Cheshire. The building, erected in 1844-5, was designed by Henry Bowman. It later became Arclid Hospital

Background imageCheshire Collection: Open Air Baths - West Kirby, Wirral, England

Open Air Baths - West Kirby, Wirral, England
Open Air Baths at the Marine Lake - West Kirby, Cheshire, Wirral, England

Background imageCheshire Collection: Bridgewater Canal, completed in 1767, Lymm, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Bridgewater Canal, completed in 1767, Lymm, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCheshire Collection: Telephone Box

Telephone Box
A rare example of a K4 telephone kiosk, designed 1927 by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. Frodsham, Cheshire. IoE 436820

Background imageCheshire Collection: Macclesfield Church, 1767-1816 (Watercolour)

Macclesfield Church, 1767-1816 (Watercolour)
7261541 Macclesfield Church, 1767-1816 (Watercolour) by Alexander, William (1767-1816); 16.5x22.2 cm; Maidstone Museum and Art Gallery, Kent, UK; (add.info.: Macclesfield Church)

Background imageCheshire Collection: Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCheshire Collection: Thelwall Viaduct, UK

Thelwall Viaduct, UK
Thelwall Viaduct, Warrington, Cheshire, UK. This bridge carries the M6 motorway across the River Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal

Background imageCheshire Collection: Alice and the Cheshire Cat

Alice and the Cheshire Cat -- We re all mad here, said the Cat. I m mad. You re mad

Background imageCheshire Collection: The Riot at Stockport (engraving)

The Riot at Stockport (engraving)
1618256 The Riot at Stockport (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Riot at Stockport. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 10 July 1852)

Background imageCheshire Collection: East Gate Street at Christmas, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

East Gate Street at Christmas, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCheshire Collection: UK, England, Cheshire, Aerial view of Liverpool

UK, England, Cheshire, Aerial view of Liverpool
Aerial view of Liverpool - Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

Background imageCheshire Collection: Macclesfield, Cheshire

Macclesfield, Cheshire
Distant view of Macclesfield, Cheshire Date: circa 1840

Background imageCheshire Collection: Lovell Telescope

Lovell Telescope
The brainchild of Sir Bernard Lovell, the Lovell Radio Telescope was for many years the largest in the world and dominates the Cheshire countryside for miles around. Date: 1960s

Background imageCheshire Collection: Lovell radio telescope

Lovell radio telescope. This large radio telescope dish is located at the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire, UK. It has a diameter of 76 metres

Background imageCheshire Collection: The 16th century black and white gabled house, Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire, England, UK

The 16th century black and white gabled house, Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire, England, UK

Background imageCheshire Collection: Royal Iris Ferry Steamer

Royal Iris Ferry Steamer
The Royal Iris, the Wallasey to Cheshire Ferry steamer. This is the successor to the vessel of the same name which became famous during World War One. Date: 1950s

Background imageCheshire Collection: Runcorn-Widnes Bridge

Runcorn-Widnes Bridge
A striking impression of the then newly built Runcorn - Widnes Bridge, which connects Cheshire with Lancashire, across the Manchester Ship Canal. Date: 1962

Background imageCheshire Collection: Canal lock built from iron because of sandy soil conditions, Beeston Iron Lock

Canal lock built from iron because of sandy soil conditions, Beeston Iron Lock, Shropshire Union Canal, Beeston, Tarporley, Cheshire, England, october

Background imageCheshire Collection: Union Workhouse, Birkenhead, Cheshire

Union Workhouse, Birkenhead, Cheshire
Birkenhead Union workhouse viewed from Church Road, Higher Tranmere, Birkenhead, Cheshire. A group of children stand in the foreground, with the workhouse infirmary behind them

Background imageCheshire Collection: Boys Band, Training Ship Indefatigable

Boys Band, Training Ship Indefatigable
The Boys Band of the Training Ship Indefatigable pose for their photograph in a field, near a tent -- probably at a local fete where they were performing

Background imageCheshire Collection: The East Gate Clock, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

The East Gate Clock, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCheshire Collection: River Dee and Queens Park Bridge, The Groves, Chester, Cheshire, England

River Dee and Queens Park Bridge, The Groves, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCheshire Collection: Eastgate clock, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Eastgate clock, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCheshire Collection: Carroll / Cheshire Cat

Carroll / Cheshire Cat
ALICE & THE CHESHIRE CAT The Cheshire Cat fades away

Background imageCheshire Collection: Alice / In the Kitchen

Alice / In the Kitchen
DUCHESS In the Duchesss kitchen

Background imageCheshire Collection: Alice and the Cheshire Cat

Alice and the Cheshire Cat -- the grinning cat, with whom Alice has just had a conversation, fades away as it sits on a tree branch

Background imageCheshire Collection: Tudor Chimneys

Tudor Chimneys
Some fine Tudor chimneys at Bramhall Hall, Cheshire, England



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Discover the enchanting wonders of Cheshire: a land steeped in history and brimming with hidden gems. From the iconic Runcorn-Widnes Bridge connecting two vibrant towns, to the majestic Mow Cop Castle perched atop a hill, every corner of this county holds its own charm. Immerse yourself in medieval tales at Beeston Castle, where ancient walls whisper stories of knights and kings. Step back in time on Eastgate Street in Chester, transported to the cobbled streets of the 1890s, as you explore its picturesque architecture. Indulge your taste buds at Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese Pub on Fleet Street in London - a slice of authentic British heritage that has stood strong for centuries. Marvel at engineering brilliance at Anderton Boat Lift, an impressive feat that lifts boats between two waterways effortlessly. Witness philanthropy's legacy at Manchester Warehousemen Orphan Schools in Cheadle Hulme, where education and care were provided to those less fortunate. Cruise along tranquil canals aboard a traditional British Narrowboat and soak up the serene beauty that surrounds you. Gaze upon New Brighton Tower standing tall against Wallasey's skyline; once an emblematic structure from 1898 to 1921. Encounter whimsical delights as you stumble upon the mischievous Cheshire Cat nestled within a mystical tree. Journey through time as you wander through Chester Cross & Rows captured beautifully in July 1935 or lose yourself amidst The Rows' charming alleys frozen forever in sepia tones from the late 1800s. Cheshire beckons with captivating sights and stories waiting to be explored – come unravel its secrets.