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Abbey Crossing, Abbey Hulton, Stoke-on-Trent

The canal bridge over the Caldon Canal and Abbey Level Crossing, with the crossing keeper's house to the left, on Horse Lane (now Birches Head Road) at Abbey Hulton, Stoke-on-Trent.

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.

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 ...

Bedford Street Lock and Mellor's Millers on the Caldon Canal, Hanley

This photograph was taken from the Bedford Street Locks (locks 1 and 2) looking north along the Caldon Canal towards Mellor' Mills wharf and works. The canal bends sharply round to the left towards the ...

Birches Head Road, Caldon Canal, Abbey Hulton, Stoke on Trent

A view north east across the River Trent valley from the Birches Head Road bridge over the Caldon Canal. The buildings in the right centre were Abbey Farm in the 1960s, now Trent Country Club, with Redhills ...

Birches Head Road, Stoke-on-Trent

The view west along Birches Head Road from just before the Caldon Canal. The parapets of the canal bridge are in the centre of the photograph. Just beyond is the level crossing over the Biddulph Valley/Stoke ...

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, ...

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 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.

Brittain's Paper Mills, Caldon Canal, Cheddleton

A paper mill has stood on this site at Cheddleton since 1797, when the paper was made by hand. It was built by the pottery manufacturer William Adams to produce tissue paper for transfer printing in ...

Brittain's Paper Mills, Cheddleton

Brittain's Paper Mills with the Caldon Canal in the foreground. A paper mill has stood on this site at Cheddleton since 1797, when the paper was made by hand. It was built by the pottery manufacturer ...

Caldon Canal and Pumping Station, Stockton Brook

Stockton Brook, looking towards Etruria. A working narrow boat is moored alongside the canal towpath in the distance. On the right is Stockton Brook pumping station built for the Staffordshire Potteries ...

Caldon Canal and Pumping Station, Stockton Brook

The Caldon Canal at Stockton Brook, looking towards Etruria. A working narrow boat is moored alongside the canal towpath in the distance. On the right is Stockton Brook pumping station built for the Staffordshire ...

Caldon Canal and waterworks at Stockton Brook

The view north along the Caldon Canal near middle lock at Stockton Brook. To the right is the chimney of Stockton Brook Waterworks. The waterworks were built in 1884 by the Staffordshire Potteries Water ...

Caldon Canal at Heakley Hall Farm, Norton Green

A view south west along the Caldon Canal from the bridge near Heakley Hall Farm. The buildings on the skyline are on Norton Lane. The arm of the canal to Norton Green foundry went off to the right between ...

Caldon Canal at Stanley Road, Stockton Brook

Looking east along the Caldon Canal from the Stanley Road bridge in Stockton Brook. The lock is the Top Lock (number 9) on the canal, with boats up to 72 feet long and 7 feet wide able to use the canal. ...

Caldon Canal at Stockton Brook, Stoke-on-Trent

The Caldon Canal in a near derelict state. The road bridge carries the A53, Leek New Road and has been rebuilt and widened since the photograph was taken. Restoration of the canal took place in the 1970s. ...

Caldon Canal at Stockton Brook, Stoke-on-Trent

The lower lock (of five) on the Caldon Canal at Stockton Brook. These locks lift the canal to its summit level. The lock overflow is at the left edge of the photograph and Stockton Brook waterworks is ...