Stockport Heritage Trust
Protecting the past for future generations
Registered charity no. 700124
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Stockport Heritage Trust formed in 1986 and became a registered charity (no. 700124) the following year.
We have a small Heritage Centre on Bridge Street Brow near the Market Place, which houses our large local picture collection, shop and advice from volunteers if we can help. If not, we’ll try to point in the right direction to someone who can.
We also provide exhibitions, talks, walks around the Borough, and published research projects.
The Trust originally formed to save the unique Fifteenth Century Staircase House
(also on the Market Place) from demolition. After many years of hard work by Trust
members, Stockport Council took on the project, resulting in the award-
Having raised money over the years for Staircase House, we were delighted to provide a handcarved tester bed, now on display.
To compliment this, we also funded the establishment of a local group of embroiderers
St. Mary’s Parish Church on the Market Place
Class picture from St. Mary’s Parish Church School, one of a collection of hundreds in the Heritage Centre, from various Stockport schools.
Selection of books researched and published by Trust members
Crewel work curtains and monochrome bedding produced by the Stitchers, using authentic materials.
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