|||Briggate (City Centre)
|15 September 1999
View looking down towards Lower Briggate entrance to Victoria Quarter can be seen on the left with Queens Arcade on the right.
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|||Briggate nos. 72 - 77, Queens Arcade (City Centre)
|3rd November 1937.
Queens Arcade, built on the site of the Rose and Crown Hotel. Designed by Edward Clark of London in 1889. Numbers 72, 73, 74, J.W. Foster, drapers, who are advertising a ten day sale.
Number 75 The British Shoe Company. Numbers 76, 77, Marks and Spencer, bazaar (before move to present site). Windows have display of underwear and stockings.
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|||Briggate, Queens Arcade Entrance (City Centre)
|17th September 1999
View of Queens Arcade entrance on Briggate country casuals, Ladies fashions can be seen on the right, Jones footwear is on the left.
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|||Briggate, west side (City Centre)
View shows the west side of Briggate taken around the late 19th or early 20th century. The entrance to the Queen's Arcade is on the left; this was built in 1889 on the site of the Rose and Crown public house. A William Potts clock above shows a time of twelve o'clock. Next to this is J.W. Foster and Co., fancy drapers, at no.74. Lockharts Cocoa Rooms are at no.77 followed by Hope Bros. at no.78, described as 'Hosiers, Glovers and Outfitters to all parts of the world'. The street is busy with horse-drawn vehicles.
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|||Coronation Decorations, Queens Arcade (City Centre)
Decorations for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth the Second. Lengths of fabric are hanging across the arcade, each with a central depiction of a Royal motif. The arcade was built in 1889 on the site of the Old Rose and Crown public house. It was designed by Edward Clark of London. A second tier of shops could be entered from the wrought iron balconies.
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