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Cobridge Brick & Tile Company fireclay pit, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking northwards across a flooded fireclay pit towards the skyline of Burslem. The photograph was taken from Sneyd Street. Leek New Road runs across the middle of the photograph and the ...

A G Richardson's Britannia Pottery, Cobridge

A G Richardson's Britannia Pottery stood at the junction of North Road and Leek New Road in Cobridge. Behind the works is the spoil tip of Sneyd Colliery (now Sneyd Hill Park). The office building still ...

Wilkinson's Royal Staffordshire Pottery, Middleport

A J Wilkinson's Royal Staffordshire Pottery alongside the Trent & Mersey Canal in Middleport. The works originated as the Mersey Pottery, operated by Anthony Shaw from around 1860, becoming the property ...

Trent & Mersey Canal and Wilkinson's Royal Staffordshire Pottery.

Looking south along the Trent & Mersey Canal towards the rolling mills of Shelton Steel Works in the distance. The large building in the centre is the Royal Staffordshire Pottery of A J Wilkinson Ltd., ...

Shelton Steel Works from Grange Park, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking southwest from around the end of Emerson Road over what is now Grange Park part of Festival Park. Shelton Steel Works rolling mills are in the centre and the furnaces to the left. ...

Trent & Mersey Canal and mill, Middleport

Looking northwards along the Trent & Mersey Canal with Middleport's old calcining mill on the right hand side. Crossing the canal is the Pidduck Street bridge, whilst in the distance on the left is the ...

Prospect Street, Middleport

The camera is looking northeast from the corner of Prospect Street and Irwell Street (previously West Street) with A J Wilkinson's Royal Staffordshire Pottery (the Mersey Pottery) on the right. This sprawling ...

Myott & Sons' Alexander Pottery, Crane Street, Cobridge

Myott & Sons Alexander Pottery stood at the bottom of Crane Street, off Waterloo Road in Cobridge. Crane Street was called Arthur Street until renaming in the 1950s. The works have been demolished but ...

Cobridge Tunnel, Potteries Loop Line, Stoke-on-Trent

The south end of the tunnel on the Potteries Loop Line between Waterloo Road and Cobridge stations. The photograph was taken looking north from the short tunnel at Astbury Street (formerly Copeland Street) ...

Cobridge Providence Chapel, Stoke-on-Trent

The Providence Chapel was part of the Methodist New Connexion and the chapel stood on the corner of Elder Road and Grange Street. Originally built in 1822, the chapel was rebuilt twice in 1884 and 1940 ...

Furnival's potworks, Elder Road, Cobridge.

Furnival's pottery was at the southern end of Elder Road, close to the junction with Waterloo Road. This photograph was taken from Waterloo Road. Although the works has been demolished, the two buildings ...

Fireclay pit off Waterloo Road, Cobridge

A typical North Staffordshire "heaps 'n holes" photograph from the 1960s. The pit belonged to the Brookfield Brick and Saggar Works, dating from the 1870s, and behind is a spoil tip from Hanley Deep Pit ...

Burgess & Leigh, Middleport Pottery, Stoke-on-Trent

Burgess & Leigh built the Middleport Pottery alongside the Trent & Mersey Canal in 1888-89 and it is the only complete working Victorian pottery left in Stoke-on-Trent (2o18). Traditional pottery works ...

Anderton canal wharves, Middleport

The camera is looking northwards along the Trent & Mersey Canal in Middleport. The buildings on the right belonged to the Anderton Canal Company who were one of the three main carriers serving the Potteries ...

Arnold Bennett's House and Museum, Cobridge, Stoke-upon-Trent

The house at 205 Waterloo Road, Cobridge that was once the home of Potteries writer Arnold Bennett and later, for a short time, the Arnold Bennett Museum. Arnold Bennett's father, Enoch, who was a solicitor, ...

Wetton Hill

A view of Wetton Hill taken from Ecton Hill by Longton photographer William Blake.

Brook House, Bucknall

The Brook House, Bucknall, built in about 1636. It was dismantled in 1974 and moved to Knighton, near Mucklestone. Photographer: William Blake of Longton.

Trentham Road, Longton

'Cranleigh', 39 Trentham Road, Longton decorated with flags and bunting, possibly for the Coronation of George V in 1911. At the time of this photograph Cranleigh was the home of Dr Hubert Nicholls, ...