Longton from the Air.

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Date:1950 - 1959 (c.)

Description:Aerial view of Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.

Taken in the 1950s, this view shows many pottery factories, bottle ovens and warehouses.

This view was taken over Normacot Road looking towards St. James' Church. Gladstone China is just visible on the left margin of the photograph.

Uttoxeter Road and the railway are clearly visible.

Taken from the Gladstone Pottery Museum Photographic Collection.

This photograph is part of the collections at Stoke-on-Trent Museums.


The timeline shows resources around this location over a number of years.

Group Portrait of Pottery Workers.
Group Portrait of Pottery Workers.

Group portrait of pottery workers. The portrait includes turners, throwers, attendants, ...

Longton Aerial View.
Longton Aerial View.

Aerial view of Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. Taken in 1953, this view shows many pottery ...

Bluebell Works, Demolition.
Bluebell Works, Demolition.

Pottery factory exterior showing the demolition of the Bluebell Works bottle oven ...


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Source: Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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