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Aerial view of Stoke-on-Trent

An aerial view of part of Stoke on Trent. Stoke Railway Station and the North Stafford Hotel can be seen top centre. St. peter's Church is just right of centre on the middle of the photograph. The Spode ...

An Address to the Public in Answer to the Case of the Trent and Mersey Canal Company - Pamphlet from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Controversial Proposals The Trent and Mersey Canal Company has recently issued controversial proposals to build a reservoir and extend a branch canal to Leek. This pamphlet, sent to Enoch Wood's ...

Anderton Boat Lift, Northwich

The Anderton Boat Lift is a two caisson lift lock near the village of Anderton, Cheshire, in north-west England. It provides a 50-foot (15.2 m) vertical link between two navigable waterways: the River ...

Anderton Canal Carriers Wharf, Middleport, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph shows two important sites on the Trent & Mersey Canal in Middleport. In the centre is the Anderton Canal Company's warehouse and boat repair yard and beyond Burgess & Leigh's Middleport ...

Anderton Canal Co. Wharf, Navigation Road, Middleport

This photograph was taken just off the southern end of Navigation Road in Middleport. This was at the northern end of the half mile Burslem Branch Canal which came off the Trent & Mersey Canal. The branch ...

Anderton canal wharves, Middleport

The camera is looking northwards along the Trent & Mersey Canal in Middleport. The buildings on the right belonged to the Anderton Canal Company who were one of the three main carriers serving the Potteries ...

Anderton Carrying Company - document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

In the spring of 1838, James Macintyre, Agent for the Anderton Carrying Company, wrote this confident letter to Staffordshire's pottery manufacturers to celebrate his canal company's success. He announced ...

Armitage Church and the Trent & Mersey Canal

St. John's Church, Armitage, with the Trent and Mersey Canal in the foreground. With the exception of the tower, which dates from 1632, the church was rebuilt in 1844-7 in a Norman style, to the designs ...

Armitage Church and the Trent & Mersey Canal

St. John's Church, Armitage, with the Trent and Mersey Canal in the foreground. With the exception of the tower, which dates from 1632, the church was rebuilt in 1844-7 in a Norman style, to the designs ...

Armitage Park and Canal: engraving

'View of Armitage Park and subterraneous canal.' Showing Armitage church in the distance to the left of the canal, and a white villa or lodge in the park. 'Stringer, del.,' [drawn by E. or C. E. Stringer]....

Armitage Park: sepia drawing

'The villa of Nath'. Lister, Esqr., at Armitage, Staffordshire.' Showing Armitage canal and Armitage church to the left of the villa.[The original for SV I. 87a.]'E. Stringer del.,' [drawn]

Armitage Tunnel, Trent & Mersey Canal

A short section of tunnel cut through Keuper sandstone beds near Armitage. This stretch of the Trent and Mersey Canal was engineered by James Brindley and opened in 1770.

Arthur Wood's canalside factory, Longport, Stoke-on-Trent

This is a view south along the canal. Westport Lake is off to the right, on the left is the rear of Wood's pottery. the buildings have all been cleared and the are now used for light industry and food ...

At the Roe-Buck in Newcastle - Minutes of a Meeting to discuss the building of new branch canals. From the Enoch Wood scrapbook.

At the Roe-Buck in Newcastle a group of prominent men have gathered to discuss the plans for new branch canals connecting Hanley, Shelton, Burslem and Lane End. The men include local pottery manufacturers ...

Bagnall Lock Bridge, Alrewas

Bridge number 49 on the Trent and Mersey Canal at Bagnall Lock, close to the Kings Bromley road at Alrewas. This postcard scene is of younsters feeding swans from a narrow boat with lots of young onlookers ...

Barton Marina, Barton-under-Needwood

Narrowboats moored at Barton Marina on the Trent and Mersey Canal, near Barton-under-Needwood. Excavation of gravel and sand started on the site in 1994, and the Marina opened in 2001. As well as ...

Bishton Hall, Colwich,

Bishton Hall was built by John Sparrow, a banker, in the late eighteenth century. When he died his daughter, Charlotte, added the two bowed blocks on either side of the main entrance. The hall is ...

Bishton Hall, Colwich,

Bishton Hall was built by John Sparrow, a banker, in the late eighteenth century. When he died his daughter, Charlotte, added the two bowed blocks on either side of the main entrance. The hall is ...