Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Stanhope, 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 Stanhope

Historic Maps of Stanhope and the local area.

My memory of Stanhope castle school was always the knuckles hitting the top of your head and punched in the gut for not doing as you were told to do it too slow in doing what the master's asked you to do . Punishment was daily if you had your elbows on the dinning table the masters would sneak up (...Read full memory)

what can i say that has not already been said about that place,i was there from 1963 till 1968 in softly house.i cant think of a single day i was happy there,the staff were absolute monsters,and the biggest monster of all was the headmaster a horrible sadistic little man that would beat the children for no reason (...Read full memory)