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Cobridge Station and Moorcroft's Pottery, Stoke-on-Trent

A photograph looking northwards along Sandbach Road in Cobridge taken from the junction with Leek New Road. Moorcoft's pottery factory is in the centre, the home of the company since 1913. On the ...

Miniature vases

Pair of miniature vases tube lined and painted with Pomegranate pattern. Pomegranate was introduced in 1910. Impressed shape number 60 and painted monogram W M. 1914. Gift of W Moorcroft Ltd.

Moorcroft Pottery, Sandbach Road, Cobridge

The Moorcroft factory on Sandbach Road in Cobridge with the winding gear of Sneyd Colliery in the background. William Moorcroft sold his art pottery to prestigious shops in London (Harrods and Liberty) ...

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 ...

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 ...

Small Dish

Small dish tube lined and painted with Hibiscus pattern. Designed by Walter Moorcroft, this version introduced in 1968. Impressed factory marks. Gift of W Moorcroft Ltd.

Sneyd Cricket, Football and Sports Club ground, Burslem

The photograph was taken from the open land at the rear of Adkins Street and shows the football pitch to the left and the cricket ground to the right. the camera is looking south west. The church tower ...


Trio, with Powder Blue decoration. Powder Blue decoration was introduced in 1913. Impressed factory marks. c.1918-1929. Gift of W Moorcroft Ltd and Mr C Blakey.

Two-handled vase

Two-handled vase, Aurelian Ware, with transfer printed design enriched with red enamel and gilding. Designed by William Moorcroft, made at J Mcintyre & Co, Burslem. Printed factory mark and registered ...


Vase tube lined and painted with Violet pattern. Designed by Sally Tuffin, introduced 1987. Impressed factory mark, painted initials WM and MW. Gift of W Moorcroft Ltd


Vase, tube lined and painted with Wisteria pattern. Printed factory mark and painted signature 'William Moorcroft'. Gift of W. Moorcroft Ltd., Sandbach Road, Burslem.


Vase tube lined and painted with Pomegranate pattern. Impressed factory mark and Potter to HM The Queen. Incised W Moorcroft signature and painted initials. c.1928-1949. Gift of W Moorcroft Ltd.