Barnard Castle, Durham

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Barnard Castle, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Barnard Castle

Historic Maps of Barnard Castle and the local area.

The pub to the right of this image is The Shoulder of Mutton and when this image was taken it was ran by my Great-grandfather Sidney Addison. Three years before this was taken my grandmother was born in the pub and would have been in the buiding the day this image was taken.

When I was small we used to walk to the abbey bridge from my Nanas house in thorngate,at the corner of Gray lane. The elderly couple who were in charge of the toll used to sell lemonade in one of the little toll houses, and the toilet was in the other, I can remember looking down into the toilet and seeing (...Read full memory)