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Ridgway Potteries Ltd, Waterloo Road, Cobridge

This is the Globe Pottery operated by Ridgway Potteries Ltd, part of the Lawley group of companies. It was on the west side of Waterloo Road, just north of the Cobridge Road and Waterloo Road junction. ...

Hitchings Potters' Transfers works, Caledonia Road, Shelton

Hitchings ceramic transfer works were on Caledonia Road, off Cemetery Road in Shelton. The company bceased trading in 1964. The buildings still stand and have been converted into student accommodation ...

Cobridge Hall, Waterloo Road, Cobridge

Cobridge Hall stands on the corner of Waterloo Road and Grange Street. It is attached to St Peter's Presbytery (behind). In the 1850s it was the site of a Roman Catholic School and later St Peter's Church ...

Boote's Tile Works, Waterloo Road, Burslem

Looking along Waterloo Road up towards Swan Square in Burslem. The large building on the right, on the corner of Zion Street (previously Regent Street), was the Waterloo Pottery operated by T & R Boote, ...

Bedford Pottery Works, Shelton

The building in the photograph was once part of the Bedford Works of Ridgeway Potteries and this frontage is all that remains of the once extensive works. At its height the works ran down Bedford Street ...

Panorama from Bedford Street, Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken from just north of the flight of locks at Bedford Street in Shelton. The camera is looking northwards along the Caldon Canal with the winding towers of Wolstanton Colliery on ...

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 ...

Simpson's Pottery. Grange Street, Cobridge.

The extensive Elder Works, originally named the Cobridge Pottery until 1900, was between Grange Street and Hawthorne Street in Cobridge. Originally owned by the Alcock family of potters from about 1835, ...

Three bottle ovens, Cobridge

The three bottle ovens belonged to an earthenware manufactory behind Purbeck Street (Formerly George Street) in Cobridge. Leek New Road is off to the left of the photograph. Bert Bentley, the photographer, ...

The route of the Deep Pit mineral railway, Cobridge

The photograph shows the line of the mineral railway through Cobridge just after it had crossed Waterloo Road. It ran between rows of houses. Those on the left faced onto Portland Street and on the right ...

Stoke to Leek railway at Stockton Brook

A view west along the Stoke to Leek branch line from the short tunnel at Stokton Brook. To the right is the, now demolished, chimney of Stockton Brook waterworks, with the works roof just visible. The ...

Stanley Road, Stockton Brook

Looking east along Stanley road from the junction with Leek Road (A53). On the extreme left is the edge of the booking hall building at Stockton Brook Station, inn use as a shop. The Joules public house ...

Sneyd Colliery tip from Jug Bank, Cobridge

This is the view north east from near The Jug Inn on Sneyd Street in Cobridge. Sneyd Colliery spoil tip is on the right with the winding gear, chimneys and aerial cableway to the left. Just in front of ...

Shelton Iron and Steel Works slag heaps, Stoke-on-Trent

The view south east from the Dryden Road and Barrett Drive area of Cobridge towards Shelton and Hanley. The church tower in the centre belongs to St Mark's, Shelton. The large and small mounds arte slag ...

Shelton Iron and Steel Works, Fowlea Valley, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken from the Emerson Road area of Cobridge looking south down the Fowlea Valley. The foreground was once part of the old Grange Colliery which supplied the steel works using the ...

Potteries Loop Line, Cobridge

The view north from the Sneyd Street bridge over the Potteries Loop Line. Leek New Road bridge is the centre, with the advertising hoardings along to the left. On the right hand edge is the Progress Foundry ...

The view east over Buller's Electrical Porcelain works, Norton Lane, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking east from Norton Lane with the higher ground of Baddeley Green, Stanley and Bagnall in the distance. Leek New Road (A53) runs through the centre of the photograph. In the foreground is Buller's ...

Howlett's Firecaly pit, Cobridge

In the foreground is Howlett's fireclay pit and behind the lower slopes of Hanley Deep Pit spoil tip. The Bassey Mine Coal seam outcrops in the fireclay pit and was being worked alongside the clay. The ...