Old images of Sandbach & Great Budworth

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Sandbach Cheshire old images

In 1943, newsreels captured the charming historic streets of Sandbatch and Great Budworth in Cheshire.

The footage of Sandbatch includes:

  • half timbered Tudor houses
  • the Tudor Manor house
  • cobbled market place 
  • 2 Saxon crosses
  • 400 year old church 

The footage of Great Budworth includes:

  • the Norman church
  • stone stocks and lychgate
  • cobbled lane
  • inn, and sign “slay the dragon of drunkenness”! 
  • pump house
  • lanes 

Sandbach And Great Budworth (1943) – British Pathé (YouTube)

You’ll notice a complete absence of motor vehicles. Instead, children and prams abound. How life has changed!

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