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Stoke to Leek railway line near Baddeley Green, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking south west from the bridge over the railway line near Little Heakley Farm. On the extreme right hand edge of the photograph is the top of the spoil tip of Norton Colliery. The factories ...

Lift bridge over the Caldon Canal at Heakley Green, Norton Green

The Norton Green lift bridge (bridge No 21) carries the path leading to Cockshead Cottages over the Caldon Canal west of Baddeley Green. Just beyond the bridge was the start of the arm of the canal that ...

Stanley Pool

The dam at the north west end of Stanley Pool. Built in 1786 as an 8 acre (3¼ hectare) reservoir to supply water for the nearby Caldon Canal, the pool was enlarged to 33 acres (13 hectares) in 1840 ...

The railway at Stockton Brook

The view east along the Stoke to Leek branch railway line close to Stockton Brook station. The bridge in the centre carries the A53 (Leek New Road) over the railway whilst the bridge in the foreground ...

Caldon Canal at Stockton Brook, Stoke-on-Trent

The lower lock (of five) on the Caldon Canal at Stockton Brook. These locks lift the canal to its summit level. The lock overflow is at the left edge of the photograph and Stockton Brook waterworks is ...

Lift bridge on Caldon Canal near Long Butts Farm, Stoke-on-Trent

The lift bridge (bridge number 23) on the Caldon Canal close to Long Butts Farm on Ball Lane, Stockton Brook, Stoke-on-Trent. Sometimes called a drawbridge, this lift bridge is hand operated using a windlass ...

New Inn Lane, Hanford

A view south east from New Inn Lane towards Hem Heath Colliery. In the centre foreground is the New Mill estate, with houses still being built.

Cottages on New Inn Lane, Hanford

A pair of cottages, numbers 53 & 55 on New Inn Lane, Hanford. Both cottages and the houses in view to the right have been demolished and replaced with modern detached and semi-detached houses.

Cottages along New Inn Lane, Hanford

On the right are cottages numbered 99 to 129 New Inn Lane. The back gardens all have outhouses and overlook the open space of Trentham Rugby Club and Sideway. They were built between 1900 and 1924. The ...

The Bradwell Oak Inn, Longbridge Hayes, Stoke-on-Trent

The Bradwell Oak public house was at the eastern end of Peel Street next to the railway line. In the left hand corner of the photograph is the Longport Junction signal box which controlled access to the ...

John Street, Longbridge Hayes, Stoke-on-Trent

A row of terraced houses forming the south side of John Street. Houses on the opposite side have been demolished and the area became part of the Queensway Industrial Estate. An old gas street lamp has ...

Hanford & Trentham Primary School, Hanford

The classroom buildings on the south east side of the former Hanford and Trentham Primary School, later the Priory Church of England Primary School. The photograph was taken from the end of Jubilee Road....

Caravan site at Longbridge Hayes, Stoke-on-Trent

A view along Chemical Lane towards the caravan site to the north of the village. Behind, the land rises to Bradwell Woods.

Ashendene Grove, Hanford

Looking north west along Ashendene Grove from its junction with Bankhouse Road. The valley of the River Trent and the route of the A500 lie hidden between Ashendene Grove and the higher ground of Northwood ...

Campbell Place, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken on the corner of Hide Street looking north towards Church Street. The F W Woolworth's store is on the site of the old Majestic Cinema which closed in 1957. This side is the ...

Minton's Old Factory, London Road, Stoke upon Trent

A view north along London Road towards the centre of Stoke with Minton's Old Factory on the right. Minton had a factory on this site from the 1790s until closure in 2002. Supermarkets now occupy the site. ...

Stoke upon Trent Town Hall, Glebe Street

This 1904 view along Glebe Street shows on the left, St Peter's Cambers, the Town Hall and the Glebe public house. The road between St Peter's Chambers (now demolished) and the Town Hall became Kingsway. ...

Stoke Public Market buildings, Church Street, Stoke-upon-Trent

This view is from Church Street at the corner with South Wolfe Street. The main entrance to the market is just off the picture on the left by the "Public Market" sign. These buildings, dating from 1900, ...