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A view from Hartshill Park, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking north east from the end of Vicarage Road at the entrance to Hartshill Park and Nature Reserve. The middle of the photograph is dominated by the gas holders and buildings of Etruria ...

Aerial View of Gas Works, Stone

Close up view of the town Gasworks on Crown Street, Stone. This view shows the new gasometer built in 1937. When War broke out in 1939 the Joule’s Stone Ales advertisement was painted out to try and ...

Aerial View of Gas Works, Stone

An aerial view showing the Gas Works and surrounding area. The two gasometers shown here were demolished shortly afterwards, and a new one built closer to Stafford Street. Top right is the Crown Bowling ...

Aerial view of Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Gas Holder and Smithfield Cattle market, demolished in the mid 1990s, can be seen in the bottom left hand corner of this photograph. Safeway supermarket were occupying this site in 2002. The building ...

Aerial View of Stafford from the South-east,

View looking north-east from above Doxey. The Chell Road Gas Works are in the centre, next to the River Sow; in the bottom right corner the Broad Eye windmill can just be seen. Stafford Gaol is on Gaol ...

Aerial view of Stafford Gas Works

Aerial photograph of Stafford Gas works on Chell Road. The River Sow is on the left of the site. The town's first gas works were built by William Edwards and Co. on this site in 1829. By 1949, when ...

Aerial View of Stafford,

View of Stafford from the south, with Brunswick Terrace and the offices and workshops of the Midlands Electricity Board filling the bottom left hand corner of the image. Friars Terrace is at the middle ...

Aerial View of Stafford,

Aerial view taken by R.A.F. 42 Operational Training Unit. In the lower half of the photograph can be seen the River Sow, Tenterbanks and Victoria Park (the tennis courts can be seen on the right). ...

Aerial view of Stone from the north

A view looking towards the town centre. Station Road and the level crossing can be seen in the foreground. The town centre is in the middle of the photograph, with Walton to the right. The Workhouse ...

Aerial view of Stone from the north

A view looking towards the town centre. Victoria Terrace can and the railway can be seen in the foreground Just beyond children can be seen lining up in Christ Church School playground. The town centre ...

Ashton Frost pumping engine , Mill Meece Pumping Station

Mill Meece Pumping Station was built by Staffordshire Potteries Waterworks Company between 1912 and 1928 to supplement the water supply to the Potteries. Seen here is a horizontal compound tandem rotary ...

Barclay's Bank, Armitage

The Armitage branch of Barclays Bank which stood on New Road. It was unusual for a village of Armitage's size to have a bank, but this was probably due to the presence of a large workforce at the nearby ...

Bedford Street, Cliffe Vale, Stoke-on-Trent

A view taken from Bedford Street canal bridge looking towards the Gas Works. Two large gasometers dominated the skyline of Cliffe Vale and Etruria for many years. The gas works opened in 1904. The large ...

Biddulph - Ancient Well in Knypersley Woods: sepia drawing (vignetted)

'Ancient well in Knipersley (sic) Woods, which was formerly used to cure the King's Evil,' [pencil note]. Showing a circular well with a shallow trough in front. Artist: Thomas Peploe Wood.

Birchgate in Townsend, Bucknall

Looking northeast along Birchgate with Bucknall covered reservoir in the distance. The photograph was taken close to the junction with Werrington Road and Eaves Lane. The houses on both sides of the road ...

Bird's Eye View of Stafford from Tipping Street

View across Stafford towards the gasworks on Chell Road, from the top of the Tax Office on Tipping Street. In front of the gasometer can be seen the tower of the Wesleyan Chapel. In the foreground ...

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 ...

Blithfield Reservoir

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 (320 hectares) with a maximum ...