Sneyd Brickworks fireclay pit near Bycars Lane, Burslem

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Date:June 1964

Description:Looking south east over the fireclay pit, and what is today Bycars Lane, towards Vale Park. The area in the foreground has been infilled and is now pitches and sports facilities.

The fireclay dug out of the pit was used to make bricks and firebricks, able to with stand very high temperatures. To the left, the house are on Louise Street and Lorne Street, with the pointed bell tower of Holy Trinity church visible.

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Creators: Mr Bert Bentley - Creator

Image courtesy of: Stoke on Trent City Archives.

Donor ref:SD1480/095-22 (204/35318)

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