Saint James’ Church Townhead Now, The Ukrainian Catholic Church at the top of Yorkshire Street. Jean Amy St James Wardleworth, went there until it closed in the early 70’s. Tekna Peter My father was born in a small House that was the other side of the Church, all thats there now is a cobbled…
The Roebuck Blue Plaque The Roebuck Public House C. 1814 The first Roebuck Public House was built in 1660 on the Old Market Place and moved in 1783 to the ‘New Wall (now No 5 South Parade). During that time it was a key stop for horse-drawn coach and mail services throughout the north of England.…
Union Flag Inn Blue Plaque
Union Flag Inn
Grade II Listed Building
In 1745 a confrontation between the forces of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the town authorities took place here. Built as a residence it is a particularly early instance of accomplished classical architecture. Used as a bank since 1930.