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This plaque was unveiled on 4th September 1986 by Sir George Porter P.R.S. President of the British Association for the Advancement of Science to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the laying of the Clifton Suspension Bridge foundation stone by his predecessor the Marquis of Northampton on 27th August 1836 at 7.17 a.m.

Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol, United Kingdom

Boiler House This building was originally used as a boiler house during the construction of Marc Isambard Brunel's Thames Tunnel between 1825 and 1843 It has since had many alternations and changes of use. It was restored in 1979

Tunnel Road, London, United Kingdom

This building was erected in 1852 and known locally as "The Town Hall" because various rooms were let for civic purposes. These included an overseers office, a branch library and, upstairs, a concert or lecture room. Sponsored by The T.S.B.

96 Main Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom

This 17th century building and the oldest public building in Frodsham was until 1837, known as "The King's Head" At one time the Court Leet of the Manor and, in later times, the parish council met in a room at the rear.

92 Main Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom

Formerly two 17th century cottages Front rebuilt early 19th century as "Ty Gwyn" - the white house In 1844 - home to Daniel Ashley Jnr superintendent registrar & clerk to Runcorn Board of Guardians Listed - Grade II

79 Main Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom

Originally oak framed & thatched Built 1628 as three cottages Chip shop opened 1908 and during World War 1 some 60 soldiers were fed egg and chips in the street Locally listed

121 Main Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom

Front gable dated 1891 previously The Albert Inn a former beer house of The Atlas Brewery Locally Listed Building

12 Church Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom

Built in 1632 as a coaching inn and mail collection point. After the coming of the Railway in 1850 the name was changed to "The Bear's Paw and Railway Hotel" Reverting back to "The Bear's Paw" about 1905. Sponsored by Greenalls Inns

127 Main Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom

Telephone kiosk circa 1927 (pavement nearby) K4 style "The Vermillion Giant" Designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott Only fifty were made and this is believed to be one of only four examples known to survive Listed - Grade II

12 Church Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom

Housed the original town Post Office 1850 Post Mistress Miss Ellen Farrall 1874 Post Mistress Miss Ann Price 1892 Post Master Samuel Ormrod Locally Listed (1900s P.O. Relocated across Main Street) (post Mistress Elizabeth Ormrod)

75 Main Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom

Built 1852 Formerly Manor House School From 1863 the principal was Rev Robert Pringle Borwick Prince Warabo of Opobo in Nigeria was a student in 1880s

64 Main Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom

Built as a Chapel of Ease in 1870's by Rev Charles Cotton - used as parish church during the restoration of St Laurence's (Overton) - 1880-1882 the "Iron Church" was very popular and is now an Evangelical Chapel

61 Main Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom

Early 19th century - cellars older Known as "White Hart" 1822-1845 Site was recorded in 1361 as a burgage plot to Henry Torfote Listed - Grade II

Golden Lion Main Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom

Built 1849 for the Birkenhead Lancashire and Cheshire Junction Railway Company originally incorporating a stationmaster's house Listed Grade II

Frodsham Station Church Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom

"Crosbie House" Built by William Crosbie in the mid 18th century. In the early 19th century, John Guest Williams started a draper's shop here. By 1851, in another part of the building, there was a private boarding school for boys. Sponsored by Forest Hills Hotel

2 High Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom

Barrack entrance built 1901 dedicated to the 2nd Volunteer Battalion - The Cheshire Regiment Drill hall to rear has served as a civic centre seating 800 Listed - Grade II

62 Main Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom

"Ashley House" 50 Main Street. c. 1830 Believed to have been built by Robert Wainwright Ashley, a prominent Frodsham lawyer Sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Thomson

50 Main Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom

Originally four 17th century oak framed thatched cottages No 89 (inc 87) the oldest is mid C17th William Harrison a carpenter added No 85 and his brother Thomas a joiner added No 83 Listed Grade II

89 Main Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom

17th century - originally thatched Roman numerical carpenters marks allowed prefabrication of oak timbers where trees were felled Listed Grade II

84 Main Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom

17th century - originally thatched timber framed building revealed in 2003 during renovations

68 Main Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom