Congleton, Cheshire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Congleton, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Congleton

Historic Maps of Congleton and the local area.

The Lion & Swan Hotel Congleton Story has it that The Lion & Swan in Congleton was made from ancient timbers, even today there are some solid twelve inch by twelve inch supports on display but who knows where they came from. Cheshire is renowned for its black and white buildings, however, no one has said where the timbers are from. I can’t think that it was from Delamere or surrounding areas, ...see more

During the 1960's and 70's l would walk down the old back lane from Buglawton to Havannah village. with my sisters and friend Caroline Beard. we would go to the house at the far end on this photo, where an old lady had a few groceries for sale, along with some sweeties. At this end of the photo there is abridge over the Dane and a wood at the side. We would walk along the woods and cross over the river Dane to get ...see more