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Aerial view of Oakamoor

An aerial view of Oakamoor looking north, taken after the demolition of the Copper Works in 1963. Holy Trinity church can be seen near the centre of the photograph.

Aerial View, Oakamoor

Aerial view of Oakamoor including Thomas Bolton's Copper Works. The Uttoxeter Canal can is seen running past the factory. The Churnet valley railway line emerges from a tunnel, and crosses the canal bottom ...

Alton Castle and the Churnet Bridge

Alton castle viewed from the opposite (north) side of the River Churnet. Within Alton Castle are the remains of the medieval castle, built in about 1175 by Bertram de Verdun, the founder of Croxden ...

Alton Railway Station and Churnet Valley

Alton station stood on the Churnet Valley line of the North Staffordshire Railway. It was built in an Italianate villa style in about 1849. The station was used by the Earl of Shrewsbury, and had a luggage ...

Alton Towers Views

A multi-view postcard of Alton Towers Mansion from the lake, view from the Gothic Temple, view of the Churnet Valley from the south-east, a scene in the Gardens and in the centre the Gothic Temple (usually ...

Boltons Copper Works, Frog Hall, 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, ...

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, ...

Caldon Canal, Consall

A view of the River Churnet where the Caldon Canal (left) separates from the River Churnet (on the right). Beyond can be seen the bridge which carries the Churnet Valley Railway over the canal, and in ...

Cheddelton Flint Mill

Four interior views of Cheddleton Flint Mill showing: colour grinding pans (top left), craftsman's corner (top right), grinding pan (bottom left), and the edge runner mill (bottom right). The earliest ...

Cheddelton Flint Mill

The earliest reference to milling at Cheddleton dates back to 1253. The northern mill (just visible on the left hand edge) was built specifically to grind flint for the ceramic industry in the Potteries ...

Cheddelton Flint Mill

The earliest reference to milling at Cheddleton dates back to 1253. The northern mill (right) was built specifically to grind flint for the ceramic industry in the Potteries in about 1760. The southern ...

Churnet Bridge, Alton

A view of the early 19th century Alton Bridge which spans the River Churnet at Alton.

Churnet Valley at Glenwood, Consall. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape with a view of the Churnet Valley at Glenwood, Consall, Staffordshire.

Consall Falls, River Churnet

One of the rocky falls on the River Churnet, just south of Consall Forge.

Consall Flint Mill

A postcard view of the flint mills and the Caldon Canal at Consall in the Churnet Valley. The back of the card is signed "T.H. Podmore 18/12/18": he was the owner of the flint mill at the time. Consall ...

Floods at Oakamoor

The River Churnet in flood at Oakamoor. In the background are some of the buildings of Thomas Bolton's Copper Works, since demolished. Jack Hathaway is the man in the middle of the group with hands on ...

Oakamoor from the North Staffs Railway Bridge

The North Staffordshire Railway opened up a station in Oakamoor along its Churnet Valley line in 1849. The main line which ran through the village closed in 1965, although a single track remained open ...

Oakamoor Village

View of the terraced houses in the village looking across the River Churnet. The village is so-called because it was originally covered with dwarf oaks.Thomas Bolton & Sons of Birmingham bought the village's ...

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