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Steatham Visits.

Darlaston 12th September 2010.

This visit was a tour around Darlaston and the buildings adjacent to the "White Lion Inn" and "The Fold"

The group was myself, my Wife Liz.

The White Lion Inn was where John Waltham where as Hackwood relates "... was a magistrate and occupied the bench when the court used to sit in the room at the back of The White Lion Inn".

It was stated that the predecessors of the council were the Local Board, who originally held their meetings in the
upstairs room at the disused malt house behind the White Lion public house in King Street.

By the 1870s this building was in an advanced state of decay, the final decision to abandon it,
being taken after someone threw a stone through the window during a meeting

Below is a map, with the White Lion Inn marked in Pink, the building is now used by the Accord Housing Association.

Photo of Darlaston Street Plan - Fold - White Lion
Darlaston Street Plan - The Fold - White Lion.

Photo of Darlaston Street Plan - Fold - White Lion
This photograph of the White Lion Inn was taken to match an old photograph.
I have superimposed the pub sign onto the modern photo.

Photo of Darlaston Street Plan - Fold - White Lion
Nigel J Wright outside the door of the "White Lion Inn".

Photo of Darlaston Street Plan - Fold - White Lion
This was taken from the alley that is at the side of the White Lion.

The building in the foreground, with the burntout roof timbers is the building marked yellow on the plan.

St. Lawrence's Spire can be cleary seen in the background.    All Rights Reserved.