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Burslem Post Office, Wedgwood Street, Burslem

This Post Office building is on Wedgwood Street close to the junction with Market Place. This building was opened in 1937 and is now known as The Old Post Office. It has been converted for small scale ...

Bleak Hill Works, Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent

This is a view of the side of Bleak Hill Works in Cobridge, taken from Moore Street. On the right hand edge is the spoil tip of Sneyd Colliery and the winding gear can just be seen peeping above the roofline ...

Royal Overhouse Pottery offices, Wedgwood Place, Burslem

Barratts of Staffordshire occupied the Overhouse Works from 1943. In 1992 the company joined with Royal Stafford China to become Royal Stafford. This building became the factory shop. The Overhouse ...

Woodbank Street, Burslem

This shop was on the corner of Velvet Street (to the left) and Woodbank Street in Burslem. The building dates from the middle of the 19th century when Woodbank Street was known as Hanover Street. Velvet ...

Market Place, Burslem

To the right is the eastern end of the old Town Hall in Burslem and beyond the civic gardens, the shops on Market Place. The photograph was taken from Wedgwood Street. Where the gardens are was the site ...

Swan Square, Burslem

The west side of Swan Square in Burslem. To the left is Queen Street, with The Wedgwood Institute on the right hand side. On the corner is the Art Deco style Burslem & District Co-operative Society Emporium, ...

Swan Square, Burslem

The Lloyds Bank building stood on the north side of Swan Square. The building still stands but has changed use. The date tablet above the main entrance (1765) is the date of the foundation of Lloyds Bank. ...

J Steventon & Sons pottery, Steventon Place, Burslem

The entrance to Steventon & Sons Royal Pottery works at the end of Steventon Place, off Market Place in Burslem. John Steventon (formerly Brown and Steventon) started in 1897 and latterly made Royal Venton ...

J Steventon & Sons pottery, Burslem

J Steventon & Sons occupied a pottery in Steventon Place, just off Market Place in Burslem. They operated the Royal Pottery at the bottom of Steventon Place. Established as Brown & Steventon in 1897 ...

Harvey Street or Sneyd Terrace, Burslem

The camera is looking northeast along what was Harvey Street in the 1890s, later Sneyd Terrace and now named Lingard Street. At the top end today is Stoke on Trent College's Burslem campus. On the right ...

Entrance to bottle oven, J Steventon & Sons, Burslem

The entrance or "wicket" to a biscuit bottle oven at J Steventon's Royal Pottery in Burslem. The wicket was used to place the ware in the oven. For firing the opening was bricked up and sealed with clay ...

Cobridge Brick & Marl Company, Sneyd, Burslem

The view north from Sneyd Street over the Cobridge Brick & Marl Company's fireclay pit and works. Beyond the works is Leek New Road and Sandbach Street. On the skyline is the spoil tip for Chatterley ...

Bottle oven at J Steventon's Royal Pottery, Burslem

The outside of a biscuit bottle oven at the Royal Pottery, off Steventon Place, in Burslem. The entrance (or wicket) to the oven is through the corrugated iron roofed porch. Behind the oven are the workshops ...

Orgreave Street, Cobridge

The camera is looking along Orgreave Street, from Waterloo Road, towards the Bleak Hill pottery works. Orgreave Street was formerly Bleak Street and at the bottom was the Bleak inn public house. The houses ...

Bleak Hill Works, Cobridge

Bleak Hill works was at the bottom of Orgreave Street (previously named Bleak Street), off Waterloo Road. Warburton Street ran from left to right across the front of the works. Behind the works is the ...

Cobridge Brick & Marl Co fireclay pit off Scotia Road, Tunstall

The view north towards Tunstall over the Scotia Bank fireclay pit. The pit belonged to the Cobridge Brick & Marl Company. Their main site was alongside Leek Road, the pit east of Scotia Road was a second ...

Sandbach Road, Cobridge

This is a view southwards along Sandbach Road close to the North Road crossroads, with its traffic lights on amber. Beyond the junction on the right is the pottery of W. Moorcroft Ltd. with its bottle ...

St John's Square, Burslem

This is a view of the west side of St John's Square in Burslem taken from the corner of Wm Clowes Street. Newcastle Street and Market Place are off to the right hand edge. The square has along history, ...