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A G Richardson's Britannia Pottery, Cobridge

A G Richardson's Britannia Pottery stood at the junction of North Road and Leek New Road in Cobridge. Behind the works is the spoil tip of Sneyd Colliery (now Sneyd Hill Park). The office building still ...

A hovel at the Victoria Pottery, Fenton

The entrance to a hovel at the Victoria Pottery in Fenton. A hovel was a brick built bottle shaped building that enclosed the kiln. The hovel created a draught which removed smoke and protected the firing ...

A J Wilkinson's Pottery, Irwell Street, Middleport

The front entrance to A J Wilkinson's Pottery in Irwell Street (formerly West Street). West Street was at the bottom of Prospect Street, close to the Trent & Mersey Canal, off Newport Lane. West Street, ...

A Summer Scene in the Potteries: woodcut engraving

Showing women sitting by a well, with a pot works on the hill above. Also shows a verse entitled `A Summer Scene in the Potteries,' from the Illustrated London News:'I.F.'

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 ...

A view north from Hartshill Park, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken from the top of Vicarage Road, at the entrance to Hartshill Park and Nature Reserve. The camera is looking northwards. Inn the foreground is the Diamond Clay Works, manufacturing ...

Acme Marls works, Burslem

Acme Marls occupied a site on the corner of Bournes Bank and Enoch Street (now Woodbank Street) in Burslem. The company made kiln furniture (refractory supports on which pottery is stacked during firing ...

Adams pottery factory, Furlong Road, Tunstall

The photograph shows the Greengates Pottery Works of William Adams & Sons in Furlong Road. The works was at the eastern end close Tunstall High Street (just to the right). William Adams opened a factory, ...

Adelaide Street, Burslem

Adelaide Street links Waterloo Road and Nile Street in Burslem. The Adelaide Street Pottery was operated by Robert Sudlow & Sons from the 1880s, although there had been a potworks on the site since at ...

Aerial view of Upper Tean

This View of Upper Tean was taken from a Microlite Aircraft in April 1982. Much has changed in this photograph compared to today (2013). At the top of the image can be seen Tean Hall Mills, at the time ...

Aerial view of BRC factory, Stafford

Aerial photograph of BRC (British Reinforced Concrete Engineering Co.) factory, Queensville, Stafford, looking south. Lichfield Road in foreground, Silkmore Lane to the left. The British Reinforced Concrete ...

Aerial View of Dorman's Factory, Stafford,

Dorman's factory on Tixall Road, which rums from bottom left to top right. The road across the bottom of the picture is Harrowby Street. Founded by William Henry Dorman in 1870 on Foregate Street, ...

Aerial view of GEC Meters factory, Stone

An aerial view of GEC Measurements, Stone, originally built as the Lotus shoe factory. The main building in the centre of this aerial view was built in 1950 for Lotus Ltd. In the foreground is Longton ...

Aerial view of Henry Venables Ltd., Stafford

Henry Venables founded his timber business in Foregate Street, next to Bostock’s shoe manufactory. He made wooden packing cases for the export of shoes. He was born in Stafford in 1827 and had been working ...

Aerial view of Kidsgrove

In the centre of this view is Kidsgrove Railway Station, and just to the right is the Harecastle Tunnel entrance. Bottom right is Harding's Wood Junction where the Trent and Mersey Canal joins the Macclesfield ...

Aerial view of Lancashire Dynamo Electronic Products Ltd's factory site, Brereton

The L.D.E.P. factory was built in 1955 with several subsequent extensions. The two and three storey office block at the top of this image dates from 1961; its top storey housed a conference room and ...

Aerial view of Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.

Aerial view of Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. Taken in the 1960s, this view shows many pottery factories, bottle ovens and warehouses. The street running left to right in the middle ground is The Strand. Taken ...

Aerial View of Lotus Shoe Factory, Stafford,

The Lotus factory is bounded at the bottom by Freeman Street, on the right by Oxford Street (later Oxford Gardens), on the left by Sandon Road and at the top by Henry Street. The area behind Oxford Gardens ...