Thistley Hough School, Penkhull

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Date:August 1964

Description:The Art Deco buildings of Thistley Hough School seen from the corner of Newcastle Lane and Thistley Hough. Opened in 1938 as a grammar school for girls, taking pupils from Longton Grammar School and Hanley high School, it was built in Art Deco style. Most of the school is in a style known as "Streamline Moderne", with long horizontal lines and sweeping curves. These buildings were demolished in 2011 and a new school built on the same site. It is known today as Thistley Hough Academy.

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Creators: Mr Bert Bentley - Creator

Image courtesy of: Stoke on Trent City Archives.

Donor ref:SD1480/148-15 (204/38015)

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