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Primrose Hill Farm, Hanford

The farmhouse stood on Primrose Hill in Hanford. The farmhouse and buildings have been demolished.

Grimwades' Pottery, Liverpool Road, Stoke-on-Trent

In the centre of the photograph is Grimwade's Stoke Pottery with its chimneys and kilns. The white, two storey building to the right of the pottery is on the bank of the Trent & Mersey Canal at Shelton ...

Mines, steelworks & iron foundries, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent

The is a view north along the valley of the Fowlea Brook from Etruria Road at the bottom of Basford Bank. In the foreground is Hartley's Iron Foundry where many of the storm drain covers (or Hartlids) ...

James Heap, Printers and Bookbinders, Stoke upon Trent.

James Heap & Co were a printers and bookbinders in Booth Street, Stoke upon Trent. The company was founded in 1925. The building is on the corner of Booth Street and Yeaman Street. The company is no ...

Mellor Mineral Mills, Aqueduct Street, Stoke upon Trent

G. Mellor & Co was a potters' millers in Aqueduct Street in Stoke. Aqueduct Street linked Glebe Street to an aqueduct over the Newcastle under Lyme Canal. The street ran between the Town Hall and The ...

J.G. Fenn Ltd., Stoke upon Trent

J G Fenn printers, bookbinders and stationers premises on the corner of Boothen Old Road and Woodhouse Street, Stoke upon Trent. The company has moved away, but the workshop and office building remains....

Summit Lock bridge on Trent & Mersey Canal, Etruria, Stoke-on-trent

This photograph shows the removal or renovation of the bridge over the Trent & Mersey Canal at the Summit Lock (also known as Stoke Top Lock) at the junction with the Caldon Canal. Immediately behind ...

Haydon Street, Basford, Stoke-on-Trent

This is a view south west along Haydon Street from its junction with Etruria Road. This was originally Temple Street until the name was changed in the 1950s. The large terrace of houses on the left, many ...

Harpfields Infants School, Stoke-on-Trent

The photograph shows the front of Harpfields Infants School on Hartshill Road. The building stood on the corner of Hartshill Road and Palmers Green. Harpfields County Infants School opened in 1872. It ...

Haydon Street, Basford, Stoke-on-trent

The photograph shows the terrace of bow fronted houses, numbers 5 to 9, in Haydon Street in Basford, close to its junction with Etrurtia Road.

Date tablet, Harpfields Junior School, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent

Harpfields County Junior School opened in 1872 in corrugated iron buildings. It was originally Kingscroft Board School and the buildings in the photograph opened in 1875. Sited on the corner of Palmers ...

Noah's Ark Inn, Hartshill Road, Stoke-on-Trent

The Noah's Ark Inn is reputed to be one of the oldest buildings in Hartshill being built as a coaching inn about 1780 on the main turnpike road between Newcastle and Derby. As well as a watering hole ...

Highgrove Road, Trent Vale, Stoke-on-Trent

This is a view north along Highgrove Road from its junction with Rookery Lane. The road was originally Grove Road but was renamed, in the 1950s, after the local High Grove House, the home of John Arlidge ...

Marl Pit, Trent Vale Brick & Tile Company, Stoke-on-Trent

The photograph shows a section of the marl pit belonging to the Trent Vale Brick & Tile Co. This is a view from the Rookery Lane area. The pit yielded Etruria Marl, a brick clay, usually extracted by ...

Street gas light cleaner, Unwin Street, Bradeley, Stoke-on-Trent

Street gas lamps needed constant maintenance, their glasses polished, clockwork mechanisms wound, mantles replaced. The gas mantle was the equivalent of the electric bulb. They were made of silk and coated ...

The American Hotel, Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent

The American Hotel (originally The Waterloo and American Hotel) is on Waterloo Road and dates from the 1830s. The "American" part of the name dates from the 1840s when emigration to North America (The ...

Unwin Street, Bradeley, Stoke-on-Trent

This is a view west along Unwin Street from Moorland View. Just beyond the Walls Ice Cream sign is the entrance to the Back Alley which ran behind the row of terraced houses. The houses have been demolished ...

St John's Church, Burslem

This engraving of St John's Church dates from around 1835. The view is from the churchyard.