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Sneyd Colliery, burslem

The photograph was taken from the entrance to the colliery from Sneyd Terrace which was just off Moorland Road in the area that is now Lingard Street. The camera is looking south east towards the head ...

William Kent Porcelain, Glendale Street, Burslem.

The camera is looking along Glendale Street, off Waterloo Road, in Burslem. At the time of the photograph, Glendale Street was called Stoneley Street. At the bottom is the site of William Kent (Porcelain) ...

Wall of Saggars in Burslem

A wall of saggars between Oxley Road (named Howard Street until the 1950s) and Haywood Street in Burslem. Saggars were fireclay containers, mostly round, oval or oblong, used to protect pottery from spoiling ...

The George Hotel, Burslem

The George Hotel on the corner of Swan Square and Nile Street in Burslem. The present building dates from 1929. There has been an inn or pub on the site, named variously the George or George and Dragon, ...

The Wedgwood Institute, Queen Street, Burslem

This photograph shows the corner of the Wedgwood Institute on Queen Street and Clayhanger Street in Burslem. The institute is built on the site of the Brick House Works operated by Wedgwood from 1763 ...

Boote's Waterloo Tile Works, Burslem

The derelict workshops of T & R Boote's tile works in Burslem. The company started in Burslem in 1842 and later occupied the Waterloo Pottery, which lay between Waterloo Road and Nile Street, from 1850. ...

Royal Doulton's works, Nile Street, Burslem

Doulton's site in Nile Street, Burslem. The works was taken over by Henry Doulton, moving from Lambeth in London, in 1877. The Nile Street site previously occupied by several potters including the Riley ...

Rear of Ford's Pottery in Packhorse Lane, Burslem

looking along Pack Horse Lane from the Fountain Place area.The bottle oven belongs to Ford's Pottery (Lower Manufactory) on Newcastle Street and the gates in the centre are the original gates to Enoch ...

The Wedgwood Institute, Queen Street, Burslem

This photograph shows the Wedgwood Institute on Queen Street in Burslem. The Institute is built on the site of the Brick House Works operated by Wedgwood from 1763 to 1772 and was opened in April 1869. ...

Queen Street, Burslem

The view west along Queen Street in Burslem, from the junction with Waterloo Road. The Food Fair building used to be the Burslem & District Co-operative Society Emporium, an Art Deco building opened ...

Port Vale Street, Dalehall, Burslem

Port Vale Street runs westwards off Newcastle Street towards the old Port Vale Wharf on the Trent & Mersey Canal in Middleport. This wharf closed in the early 1900s. The photograph shows a mix of derelict ...

PMT depot, Scotia Road, Burslem

The Potteries Motor Traction company's Burslem depot was on Scotia Road. Originally it was Brown's Motor Co garage and was taken over by PMT in 1951. Enlarged in 1961, it took over from Goldenhill as ...

North Road, Burslem

The view north west along North Road from the junction with Sandbach Road. The railway bridge carried the Potteries Loop Line: Cobridge Station was to then left. In the distance are the potworks in Burslem ...

Johnson Matthey's Ceramic Laboratory, Nile Street, Burslem.

Johnson Matthey's ceramic research laboratory was at the top of Nile Street in Burslem. Off to the left is Mayer Bank and to the right of Johnson Matthey's was Holy Trinity Church (demolished in 1959). ...

Newcastle Street, Dalehall, Burslem

The "rag and bone" man with his pony & cart passing the Great Eastern public house on the corner of Newcastle Street and Orme Street in Dalehall. The cart is heading towards the Staff of Life public ...

Ford's Pottery, Newcastle Street, Burslem

Looking southwest along the upper end of Newcastle Street, just outside Burslem. The buildings on the right were part of Ford's Pottery, which extended up from Blake Street. Ford's were an earthenware, ...

St John's Square, Burslem

Looking from St John's Square towards Market Place and the old Town Hall in Burslem. The photograph was taken from outside the Duke William public house. The square was built up from the 1800s and appears ...

Burslem School of Art, Queen Street, Burslem

Burslem School of Art in Queen Street. The grade II listed building was built between 1900 and 1924 on the site of an old pottery manufactory. Directly opposite is the Wedgwood Institute. Queen Street ...