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A G Richardson's Britannia Pottery, Cobridge

A G Richardson's Britannia Pottery stood at the junction of North Road and Leek New Road in Cobridge. Behind the works is the spoil tip of Sneyd Colliery (now Sneyd Hill Park). The office building still ...

A view up Basford Bank, Stoke-on-Trent

The photograph was taken looking up Etruria Road from close to the junction with Basford Park Road. Sackville Street is off to the left just by the Davenport's off-licence. This road formed part of the ...

Adderley Green Schools. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Adderley Green Schools just off Anchor Road, Adderley Green, Nr. Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Albert Terrace, Wolstanton. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Albert Terrace, Wolstanton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The scene includes a child holding a basket. A horse and cart can be seen in the background.

Albion Street, Longton

Looking South towards Normacot Road. The houses are being demolished. Albion Street was renamed Morpeth Street in the 1950s.

Albion Street, Longton

Albion Street under demolition. Photograph taken looking towards St. James's Schools.

Alton Castle

View of Alton Castle in 1910. This image appeared in the North Staffordshire Railway's pocket book of places of interest along its routes. The image is featured by kind permission of the Churnet ...

Alton Castle

View of Alton Castle taken in 1910. This image appeared in the North Staffordshire Railway's pocket book of places of interest along its routes. This image is featured by kind permission of the ...

Alton station

Alton station, Staffordshire, in the 1970s. It is built in the classic Italianate style, and possibly designed by H.A. Hunt, the architect who designed Stoke-on-Trent station. After closure in the ...

Alton station

A train hauled by Fowler 4P locomotive number 42331(?) arrives at a flooded Alton station during the 1950s. The location of the station, on a valley floor and next to the River Churnet, meant that ...

Alton station

Alton station, Staffordshire, around 1958. Coaches stand at the third platform whilst a through train works the "up" line. Alton castle stands on the hillside above. This image is included by kind ...

Alton station

Alton station, Staffordshire, 1968. During the Second World War army, navy and air force officers would have used this station during their training visit to Alton Towers. Imagine this station ...

Alton station

Alton station in flood during the 1950s. Both the main track and the goods siding/third platform on the left are under a couple of feet of water! This image is included by kind permission of the Churnet ...

Alton Station. Circa 1910.

A rather dapper young gentleman takes a seat on the "down" platform at Alton Station around 1910. The station appears to be very quiet; perhaps this was a posed shot taken on a Sunday morning? This ...

Alton Towers

Clergy and choir at Alton Towers, Staffordshire. This image is taken from the collection of the Churnet Valley Railway.

Alton Towers Special, Rocester

A British Railways Fowler 2-6-4 locomotive approaches Rocester station with an Alton Towers six-coach special in the late 1950s. After the Second World War the village of Rocester was chosen for the ...

An Address to the Public in Answer to the Case of the Trent and Mersey Canal Company - Pamphlet from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Controversial Proposals The Trent and Mersey Canal Company has recently issued controversial proposals to build a reservoir and extend a branch canal to Leek. This pamphlet, sent to Enoch Wood's ...

Anchor Road, Adderley Green. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene with a view of Anchor road, Adderley Green, Nr. Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The left hand turning is Gladstone Street, which is now called Bambury Street. The Railway Hotel ...