VANISHED NORWICH

VIEWS OF THE CITY

Looking north east to Foundry Bridge, 1971

Looking north across the station to Foundry Bridge, 1971

The building off Timber Hill still exists, but it looks nothing like this.

The building off Timber Hill still exists, but it looks nothing like this.

JUNCTION of ST BENEDICTS & WESTWICK STREET. 1945

JUNCTION of ST BENEDICTS & WESTWICK STREET. 1945

1902 Booklet, T. Wells

1902 Booklet, T. Wells; the firm was later known as Rumsey Wells

 

 

 

 

COLMANS OMNIBUS, JUNE 1977.

JUNE 1977. COLMANS OMNIBUS IS NOW A STATIC EXHIBIT AT WEST RUNTON

The Norwich Mercury office at 12 Cockey Lane (London St). Mid 19th century photograph.

The Norwich Mercury office at 12 Cockey Lane (London St). C19th 

 

The Ferry Boat. Norwich (closed).

A drink behind the Ferry Boat

Norwich market; flock of sheep in front of the Shirehall.

Norwich market; flock of sheep in front of the Shirehall.

11 HAYMARKET, NORWICH

11 HAYMARKET, NORWICH

This DMU has just arrived in Norwich from Melton Constable

This DMU has just arrived in Norwich City Station from Melton Constable

 

HOVELL'S SHOP

HOVELL’S SHOP, Bridewell Alley

Norwich cattle market.

Norwich cattle market.

NORWICH MARKET, Spring 1973

NORWICH MARKET, Spring 1973

Duke Street Bridge

Duke Street Bridge now frames the entrance to the Castle Mall car park

Willmott's stores

Willmott’s stores. Prince of Wales Road

The BOARS HEAD was on the corner of St Stephens and Surrey Street. It was called the Greyhound from at least the early 17th century until about 1843. It was named the Boars Head from the arms of Richard Norgate who had bought the pub in 1840.

The BOARS HEAD was on the corner of St Stephens and Surrey Street circa 1910. It was named the Boars Head in 1840. It was destroyed by bombing in 1942.

Henry Stone was the publican Lame Dog in 1920

The Lame Dog stood on the corner of Queens Road & All Saints Green until the 1970s

These are all pictures of a Norwich that has long gone.

NORWICH CATHEDRAL remains of course, but the arch which frames it has been demolished

NORWICH CATHEDRAL remains of course, but the arch which frames it has been demolished

70007 Couer de Lion leaves Norwich Thorpe; view from the bridge.

Norwich station looked very different in the 1950s

Curl Brothers, Rampant Horse Street, decorated for Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.

Curl Brothers, Rampant Horse Street, decorated for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee. Curls became Debenhams, but this building was also bombed in 1942.

Loading scrap metal at Wensum Wharf Norwich, c 1978

Loading scrap metal at Wensum Wharf Norwich, c 1978

Boulton and Paul's factory in Rose Lane, Norwich, circa 1890.

Boulton and Paul’s factory in Rose Lane, Norwich, circa 1890.

The coaling tower at Norwich. The locomotive is 61571, the first of the last batch of B12s built by Beyer Peacock in 1928. 61572 is preserved on the North Norfolk Railway.

The coaling tower at Norwich. The locomotive is 61571, the first of the last batch of B12s built by Beyer Peacock in 1928. 61572 is preserved on the North Norfolk Railway.

 

JOSEPH MASON

THE BLOG FOR MEMORIES OF NORWICH

joemasonspage@gmail.com

 

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