Sneyd Cricket Club ground and spoil tip, Burslem

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Description:Sneyd Cricket Club ground was just off Sandbach Road, in the shadow of the spoil tip belonging to Sneyd Colliery and Brickworks. Running through the middle of the photograph are the cables of the aerial ropeway connecting the colliery and waste tip. A waste tub is just visible some 50 feet above the ground above and behind the players' heads. The shed in the background is the scorers' hut and scoreboard.

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Creators: Mr Bert Bentley - Contributor

Image courtesy of: Stoke on Trent City Archives.

Donor ref:SD1480/050-23 (204/33446)

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