Remains of old blast furnaces in Ravensdale, Tunstall

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Date:April 1964

Description:These are the remains of the foundation of blast furnaces that stood near to the Bradwell Wood Tilerties (Bentley's Tilery). The higher land in the background is part of Bradwell Woods. The large scale iron industry in the area dates from the 1850s and was part of Robert Heath's coal and iron empire.

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Creators: Mr Bert Bentley - Creator

Image courtesy of: Stoke on Trent City Archives.

Donor ref:SD1480/083-20 (204/35142)

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