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The Mount, Penkhull

This is a view of the northern end of The Mount, between Penkhull and Hartshill. The buildings were originally the domestic quarters of Josiah Spode's 1803 mansion. The building became the North Staffordshire ...

The Mount School, Penkhull

The Mount was built by Josiah Spode II around 1803-04. At this time Josiah Spode was the most successful china manufacturer in the area and he bought 17 acres of farmland between Penkhull and Hartshill ...

Marquis of Granby public house, Penkhull

The Marquis of Granby stands at the junction of roads to the north of Penkhull Green. It is believed that an inn has stood on this site since around the 1770s, with the present building dating from the ...

Penkhull Farm, Penkhull

The duck pond and outbuildings of Penkhull Farm. According to Bert Bentley (the photographer), the horse was "Faithful Mick", one of the last remaining working farm horses. Although much patched up, most ...

Market Passage, Burslem

Market Passage runs off Market Place in Burslem, giving access to the indoor market (sometimes known as St John's Market). The shop on the right was originally the Home & Colonial Store.

An Aerial view of Burslem town centre

The aerial photograph was taken in 1927 and shows Market Place running up the middle with the town Hall on its left. In the bottom left hand corner is Fountain Place with St John's Square off to the ...

Chamberlain Avenue from Hunter's Way, Penkhull

This is the view south eastwards down Chamberlain Avenue from the corner of Hunter's Way. At the bottom of the step bank is London Road in Stoke and Boothen beyond. In the floor of the valley are the ...

Penkhull Square, Penkhull

Penkhull Square was a courtyard of 20 cottages south of Penkhull Church on Trent Valley Road (formerly Trentham Road). The cottages were demolished in the 1960s and stood where the bungalows on Jeremy ...

British Ceramic Research Labs, Queen's Road, Penkhull

This photograph shows the side of the British Ceramics Research Labs building on Queen's Road in Penkhull. The photograph was taken from Franklin Road. The houses on the extreme left are on Queen's Road. ...

St. Thomas's Church, Penkhull

St Thomas's Church from the south. The church stands in the middle of Penkhull, on the site of a school, and dates from the 1840s. Designed by George Gilbert Scott, shortage of money meant that it is ...

The yard, Penkhull Farm, Penkhull

Penkhull Farm opens onto Garden Street, between the buildings on the left. The farm dates from the early 1700s and had nearly 70 acres of land to the south and west (today's Thistley Hough, Meliden Way ...

Penkhull Farm, Penkhull

Penkhull Farm is just to the south of Garden Street in Penkhull. Dating from the early 1700s it covered nearly 70 acres to the south west of Penkhull. The photograph shows the farm and stockyard. The ...

The view south east from Boon Avenue, Penkhull

Looking southeast wards from the heights of Boon Avenue over Stoke towards the spoil tip of Fenton Collieries with Parkhall ,and possibly, Mossfield in the far distance. On the right hand side are two ...

Ashfield Cottage, Penkhull

Ashfield Cottage in Penkhull was the onetime home of W H Goss who operated the Falcon Works. The photograph was taken from Penkhull New Road and also shows the hollow of Goss's old clay pit and a later ...

Penkhull Square courtyard, Penkhull

Penkhull Square was a development of workingman's cottages built by Josiah Spode II around 1800. The square, demolished in the 1960s, was on the west side of Trent Valley Road where Jeremy Close is today. ...

The old St Matthew's Church, Spring Street,Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent

This which stood mat the is the old corrugated iron mission church of St Matthew which stood on the corner of Spring Street and Kingscroft in Hartshill. It was built in then 1870s and enlarged in 1887. ...

Oliver Road and the old St Peter's School, Penkhull

Looking east along Oliver Road from just off Hilton Road. In the background are the recent buildings of St Peter's School, which was on Queen's Road in Penkhull. The school has closed and the site occupied ...

Lodge Road, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent

Lodge Road is just east of Hilton Road and connects Newcastle Lane with Ashlands Road. This is the view looking north west just before the junction with Oliver Road, off to the left. Just visible between ...