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'The Noah's Ark Inn', Crabbery Street, Stafford

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Staffordshire Archives & Heritage

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'The Noah's Ark' on Crabbery Street was originally built as a town house in the sixteenth century. In August 1575 Queen Elizabeth I took wine here during her journey through the town. In the late 1800s the building was altered when the road was widened. This involved removing a timber-framed porch and the three-gable room above. The building was converted into offices in 1967, but is now a bar.

The Shire Hall Gallery





oil on canvas


H 36 x W 53.8 cm

Accession number

STFMS : G94.130.0001

Acquisition method

acquired, before 1961

Work type


Inscription description


The Shire Hall Gallery

Market Square, Stafford, Staffordshire ST16 2LD England

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