A historic town tour: Andover

This article is the third in our historic town tour series, taking you through some of best images we have in our collections. This time, we are in Andover, a town with rich industrial heritage and some beautiful streets and buildings. So, take a few minutes out of your day to enjoy some of these wonderful photographs from Andover's past.

A group of builders demolishing the Guildhall tower, c.1900.
Bridge Street, Andover.c.1900s
Local families on a Band of Hope outing. They are on wooden carts being pulled by a Tasker 'Dreadnought' engine. c.1910.
A stage coach with four horses outside the Star & Carter Hotel, c.1925.
The Local Amateur Dramatic Society of Andover, c.1910-1920.
The exterior of St Mary's Church, Andover.c.1900s. 
Two delivery vans outside of Wells & Wilson, butchers of Andover. c. Early 1900s. 
A group of men standing next to a Tasker steam plough engine.
The Lord Mayor, locals and soldiers at the 'Wings of Victory' celebrations, with a Spitfire on display, 1943.

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Transport in Old Photographs

Photographs | Hampshire Cultural Trust Online Collections
Photographs Our photographic collection contains topographical views of the county, its industries and inhabitants dating from the 1850’s to the present day, including representations of local photographers such as Terry Hunt of Basingstoke and William Savage of Winchester.

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Ben Murrey

Collections Assistant/Collections Programme Coordinator who looks after objects and makes them accessible to the public.
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