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Trent & Mersey Canal(7)
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Nodding Bur-Marigold or Bidens cernua

Nodding Bur-marigold is an annual found by ponds lakes and canals. Flowering between July and October, it can grow to a height of 60cm. This example was found growing at Alton in Staffordshire, ...

Oxford Ragwort or Senecio squalidus

Oxford Ragwort is an annual, which was introduced to Oxford in 1794. It has since spread to many industrial areas. Flowering between April and December, it can grow to a height of 30cm. This example ...

Primrose or Primula vulgaris

This perennial occurs in damp hedge bottoms and by streams in woods on limestone and clay. Flowering between March and May, it can grow up to 20cm in length. This example was found growing at Heathylee ...

Red Dead-nettle or Lamium purpureum

Red Dead-nettle is a very common annual weed found on roadsides and waste places. Flowering between March and October, it can grow up to a height of 40cm. This example was found growing at Maer ...

Scentless Mayweed or Tripleurospermum inodorum

Scentless Mayweed is an annual weed found on roadsides, building sites and rubbish dumps. Flowering between July and September, it can grow to a height of 50cm. This example was found growing at ...

Spear Thistle or Cirsium vulgare

Spear Thistle is a common biennial of fields, roadsides, wastegrounds and gardens. Flowering between July and October, it can grow to a height of 1.25m. This example was found growing at Oakamoor ...

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 Bridge, Consall Mill. Photographed by William Blake.

Winter landscape with a view of Consall Mill Bridge spanning the Caldon Canal at Consall, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

The Bridge, Consall Mill. Photographed by William Blake.

Winter landscape with a view of Consall Mill Bridge spanning the Caldon Canal at Consall, near Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

The Caldon Canal near Carmountside, Hanley

A view along the Caldon Canal beyond the Birches Head Road bridge. The Caldon Canal was opened in 1779 and connected the limestone quarries at Cauldon Low with Stoke-on-Trent and the Midlands. A branch ...

The Canal, Trentham. Photographed by William Blake

View of the Trent & Mersey Canal at Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The bridge carries the Longton-Trentham road over tha canal and was replaced in 1938.

The view from Primrose Hill, Hanford

The view north east towards Sideway from Primrose Hill in Hanford as it was in 1964. In the centre of the photograph is Stafford Colliery with its waste tip, once part of the Stafford Coal & Iron Company. ...

Trent and Mersey Canal, Longport, Stoke-on-Trent

This is the Trent and Mersey Canal in Longport, Stoke-on-Trent. The importance of the canals to the ceramic industry is well illustrated by the photograph: piles of ceramic wares and bottle kilns ...

Trent and Mersey Canal, Longport, Stoke-on-Trent

The Trent and Mersey canal was built by James Brindley between 1766 and 1777 and transported raw materials and finished goods to and from a large number of pottery factories in Stoke-on-Trent. The factory ...

Wedgwood factory, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph of Wedgwood's original factory next to the Trent and Mersey canal in Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent was taken in 1929. The factory was a site of real innovation and invention but was disused ...

Wild Thyme or Thymus polytrichus

Wild Thyme is a dwarf shrub with straggling stems commonly found on Carboniferous Limestone. Flowering between May and August, its stem can grow up to 7cm in length. This example was found growing ...

Winkle and Wood Colonial Pottery factory, Stoke-on-Trent

This picture of the Winkle and Wood Colonial Pottery factory on Whieldon Road, Stoke-on-Trent, was taken just prior to its demolition in September 1999. At the bottom of the building you can see a small ...

Wood Sage or Teucrium scorodonia

Wood Sage is a perennial found in dry open habitats on sandstone and limestone. Flowering between July and September, it can grow up to a height of 20cm. This example was found growing at Oakamoor ...