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Belle Vale, Cradley Heath, West Midlands

A snowy view from the road looking towards a bridge at Belle Vale, Cradley Heath. An industrial building and large slag heap are in the background. Photographer: Albert Henry Yelland.

Birthday Greetings Card

Birthday greetings card with flowers and a view of Queen's Park, Crewe, Cheshire. Photographed and designed by William Blake of Longton. Blake produced many greetings cards, which were sold in his ...

Blithfield Reservoir

This postcard view shows the causeway carrying the B5013 across Blithfield Reservoir. Blithfield is the largest reservoir in Staffordshire, being 2 miles (3.2km) long, covering an area of 790 acres ...

Boat Inn Bridge, Gnosall

Boat Inn Bridge is bridge no.34 on the Shropshire Union Canal. On the other side of the brisge, to the right can be seen the Boat Inn. From the County Archaeology photograph collection held at Staffordshire ...

Boathorse Lane Valley and Line Houses, Tunstall

The view in a northerly direction from Hollywall Lane towards Line Houses. The Harecastle railway tunnels run beneath the fields in the foreground and a ventilator shaft can be seen in the left centre. ...

Bog Lane bridge and brook, Lightwood

Bog Lane was later known as Woodpark Lane.

Bog Lane bridge, Lightwood, Longton

Photograph taken looking north-east. Bog Lane was later known as Woodpark Lane.

Bog Lane bridge, Lightwood, Longton

Photograph taken from the south-west, looking towards Longton. Bog Lane was later known as Woodpark Lane.

Bolton's Copper Works, Froghall, Kingsley

Thomas Bolton & Sons set up a copper works at nearby Oakamoor in 1852-3. By 1890 there was no more room for expansion at Oakamoor so they began building at Froghall. Major extensions followed in the 1930s, ...

Bosley Cloud

Bosley Cloud, also known as The Cloud, is a prominent hill (standing at 343 metres) situated in the Peak District, with views across the Cheshire Plain. the border between Staffordshire and Cheshire ...

Boys Fishing, Stone,

Boys fishing in Trent and Mersey Canal at Meaford, near Stone.

Brick bridge, Fairway, Stafford

The original brick bridge over the River Sow on Fairway was replaced in the early 1960's. This photograph shows the bridge during winter floods.

Bridge and weir, unknown location

This photograph has been wrongly identified as showing Elford Bridge over the River Tame. Please contact us if you recognise the location of the bridge and weir in this image.

Bridge at Hazlehurst Junction, near Endon

This bridge takes the towpath for the Leek branch over the main branch of the Caldon Canal at Hazlehurst Junction. It consists of an iron arch between stone abutments and was built in 1842.

Bridge on Barlaston Hall Estate

The bridge spans part of the ornamental lake which is now part of the Wedgwood pottery factory estate. Barlaston Hall stands on a hill, overlooking the Trent Valley. It was built in 1756 for Thomas ...

Bridge on River Stour, Kinver

Bridge on the Caldon Canal, Hazelhurst

Canal bridge on the Hazelhurst Aquaduct which takes the Leek Branch over the main Caldon Canal. The Caldon Canal was engineered by James Brindley and opened in 1777 as far as Froghall Wharf.

Bridge over Backfilled Canal, Norbury Junction,

The Newport branch of the Shropshire Union Canal started at Norbury Junction. This branch of the canal was little used after 1920 and was closed by by Act of Parliament in 1944. It has since been ...