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Alexandra Mill, Wardle Street, Tunstall

The Alexandra Mill was a flint and stone mill linked to Johnson Brothers (Hanley) Alexandra Pottery. This is the entrance at the bottom of Wardle Street formerly Meadow Street. Behind the mill were sidings ...

Alfred Meakins pottery factory, Hollywall Lane, Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent

Alfred Meakins opened their factory off Hollywall Lane in 1957. The site was originally part of the Williamson estate which was sold off in the 1950s of which Meakins purchased 150 acres. Robert Williamson ...

Alfred Meakin's Royal Albert Pottery, Tunstall

Alfred Meakin's Victoria Pottery on the right looking up Bank Street. Meakin's took over an existing pottery in 1873 and expanded the factory in 1885. The site is now housing

Alley off Hope Street, Hanley

This is an alley running off Hope Street in Hanley leading to the New Hall Pottery works. This alleyway is marked on the 1880 O.S. map. and the surrounding housing and works buildings are earlier. The ...

Alleyway leading to Market Street, Longton

The Heathcote Hotel is visible at the far end of the alley.

Alma Works Demolition, Longton

Pottery factory in the process of being demolished. Taken at the Alma Works, Uttoxeter Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. Taken from the Gladstone Pottery Museum Photographic Collection. This photograph ...

Amison's Pottery, Longton

The rear of Charles Amison's Stanley Pottery on Amison Street (formerly Wedgwood Street) in the Sandford Hill area of Longton. The works were close to the junction with Anchor Road. Closed in 1962, this ...

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 ...

An Oven Opened. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide looking into a hot oven. The stacked saggars can be seen inside. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire ...

An Oven Opened. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide looking into a hot oven. The stacked saggars can be seen inside. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire ...

Anchor China Works and old Police Station, Sutherland Road, Longton

The Longton end of Sutherland Road with part of Longton Police Station on the right hand edge and the Anchor China Works in the centre. The road sign is giving directions for the junction of Sutherland ...

Anchor Pottery, Goddard Street, Longton

Sampson Bridgwood and Son, established in 1805, took over the Anchor Pottery in 1853. The company still exists today.

Anchor Pottery, Longton

Demolition of a bottle oven at Sampson Bridgwood's Anchor Pottery in Goddard Street in the East Vale area of Longton. These are hovel ovens where the oven stands in the centre of a separate circular ...

Anchor Road, Longton

The camera is looking southwards along Anchor Road towards the bridge that carries the Stoke to Derby railway line over Anchor Road. The camera was on the corner of Anchor Terrace by the corner shop, ...

Anchor Works, Longton

The Anchor Works stood at the junction of Anchor Road, Sutherland Road and Market Street. The Anchor works mustn't be confused with the nearby "British Anchor Pottery" on Anchor Road. These works date ...

Anderton Boat Lift, Northwich

The Anderton Boat Lift is a two caisson lift lock near the village of Anderton, Cheshire, in north-west England. It provides a 50-foot (15.2 m) vertical link between two navigable waterways: the River ...

Anderton Canal Carriers Wharf, Middleport, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph shows two important sites on the Trent & Mersey Canal in Middleport. In the centre is the Anderton Canal Company's warehouse and boat repair yard and beyond Burgess & Leigh's Middleport ...

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 ...