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Level crossing on Scotia Road, Tunstall

The photograph was taken from close to the corner of King William Street and Scotia Road, looking southwards. In the centre are the level crossing gates allowing the Chatterley Whitfield mineral railway ...

Jubilee Gates in Stanley Street, Tunstall

The gates were at a rear entrance to Adam's Greengates Pottery on Stanley Street. The gates were made by the noted Tunstall art metal worker, William Durose who also made gates for Tunstall Park. Theses ...

Industry and housing in Scotia Road, Tunstall

The camera is at the north end of Scotia Road, looking south east. The bottle oven on the right hand side of the road is part of Pinnox Tile Works. Bert Bentley noted the two houses on the right as numbers ...

Henry Richards Tile Factory (Pinnox Works), Tunstall

Looking towards Henry Richards Tile Works (the Pinnox Works) from slightly higher ground to the west. On the extreme right hand side, the signals on the Potteries Loop Line to Tunstall are just in shot. ...

Chell Junior High School, Stoke-on-Trent

The playing fields of Chell Junior High School. Taken in May, the cricket season has just begun, with the practice nets in use. Chell County Secondary School on St Michael's Lane was built in 1940 ...

Sacred Heart Church, Queen's Avenue, Tunstall

The west end of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Queen's Avenue taken from the alleyway off King William Street. The local parish priest, Father P Ryan, was the driving force behind the planning ...

Roundwell Street, Tunstall

The camera is looking south east along Roundwell Street from close to Clay Hills. Halfway down on the right is The Victoria Inn, on the corner of Plex Street. Opposite, off to the left is Hoover Street. ...

Remains of old blast furnaces in Ravensdale, Tunstall

These are the remains of the foundation of blast furnaces that stood near to the Bradwell Wood Tilerties (Bentley's Tilery). The higher land in the background is part of Bradwell Woods. The large scale ...

Chemical works and iron works, Ravensdale, Tunstall

Looking south down the Fowlea Brook valley in the Ravensdale area of Tunstall. The photograph was taken off Ravensdale Road. On the right is the National Benzole petroleum plant and on the left Talke ...

Pittshill Station, Tunstall

The photograph was taken at Pittshill Station The station was just north of Furlong Road on the Potteries Loop Line. Opened in 1874 and closed in 1964 the area of the station has been much altered by ...

Looking towards Burslem from the Ravensdale area

The camera is looking south east towards Burslem from west of the main railway line at the end of Ravensdale Lane. The water surface of Westport Lake is visible in the left centre with the towers of Talke ...

Holsten House, Pinnox Street, Tunstall

Holsten House in Pinnox Street was the home of Walter Sylvester who invented and patented the "Sylvester", a hand operated device, to help miners remove pit props in mines. It was also known as a "Dog ...

Grenville Old Pottery, Ravensdale Lane, Tunstall

Grenville Pottery lay between Watergate Street and George Street (now demolished) in Tunstall at the north end of Ravensdale Lane. Ravensdale Lane is now the extended Watergate Street. The area of the ...

Grenville Pottery, Tunstall

Grenville Pottery was between Watergate Street and George Street in Tunstall in, roughly, the area now occupied by St Mary's Church of England Primary School. The photograph was taken looking northwards ...

Ready-mix concrete work, Tunstall

J Batholomew & sons ready-mix concrete works off Nash Peake Street in Tunstall. This was the central depot.The local area provided much of the raw material: sand from the Tean area and gravel from Adderley ...

Parsonage Street, Tunstall

This is a view eastwards along Parsonage Street from the corner of Hawes Street/Summerbank Road. At the bottom is High Street. In the far distance is the conical spoil tip of Chatterley Whitfield Colliery. The ...

Park Terrace, Tunstall

Park terrace runs along the northern side of the War Memorial Gardens. Park Terrace is part of a Conservation Area in Tunstall. Park Terrace was built around1893 to face the recreation ground (now the ...

On the corner of Pinnox Street and Scotia Road, Tunstall

The camera is looking west along Pinnox Street from the junction with Scotia Road. The bridge (now demolished) in the foreground carried the Potteries Loop Line over Pinnox Street. The "half timbered" ...