My Mansfield Townscape

Neil Pledger, photographer and podcaster ArtDK, has been chatting to local residents about their memories of the town centre. These stories add a personal dimension to the biographies that we are building of Mansfield’s historic properties.

If you have a story to share and you’d like to be part of this oral history project, click Add a Story and upload your recording or email us to arrange an interview.



Angie talks about creaky floorboards, tobacco twist, the aroma of coffee, fur coats and a bomber jacket
Jonathan talks about a long hill and looking up on Leeming Street
Kath talks about Yah-tease, a ripped wedding dress and a fabulous 9 inch telly
Lynn talks about a lovely antiseptic smell, cheap cards, fancy embroidered shirts and upper class outfits
Marilyn talks about fancy handbags, daddy's pipe, Leckenby's ham, flowery outfits and a made-to-measure coat
Tony talks about terracotta gryphons, coffee and flying crockery

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