Postcards from Stafford

Dalrymple writes that Stafford, the county town of Staffordshire in the English Midlands, is

one of the many English market towns that used to be beautiful. A few years of bureaucratic town planning have destroyed centuries of harmonious construction. Nicolae Ceaușescu could hardly have done worse.

New library

Old library

Staffordshire County Asylum

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  • Jim  On March 9, 2018 at 20:30

    Pathetic and sad.
    But these buildings were devised and schemed apon for a primary reason.
    They are not confrontational.
    They do not remind Britians of Anglo prowess and audacity of empire .

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