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Orford Place to Castle Meadow Cut Through

It soon became apparent to planners devising the City’s tram network that it was essential to establish a direct link between Red Lion Street (via Orford Place) and Castle Meadow. Few would argue with the proposition, but there was just one small problem – buildings block the route between Red Lion Street and the Castle Ditches – but not for long.

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view from bottom of Timber Hill to White Lion St
Orford Place, c.1910