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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 ...

Birches Head Road, Caldon Canal, Abbey Hulton, Stoke on Trent

A view north east across the River Trent valley from the Birches Head Road bridge over the Caldon Canal. The buildings in the right centre were Abbey Farm in the 1960s, now Trent Country Club, with Redhills ...

Birches Head Road, Stoke-on-Trent

The view west along Birches Head Road from just before the Caldon Canal. The parapets of the canal bridge are in the centre of the photograph. Just beyond is the level crossing over the Biddulph Valley/Stoke ...

Caldon Canal and waterworks at Stockton Brook

The view north along the Caldon Canal near middle lock at Stockton Brook. To the right is the chimney of Stockton Brook Waterworks. The waterworks were built in 1884 by the Staffordshire Potteries Water ...

Caldon Canal at Heakley Hall Farm, Norton Green

A view south west along the Caldon Canal from the bridge near Heakley Hall Farm. The buildings on the skyline are on Norton Lane. The arm of the canal to Norton Green foundry went off to the right between ...

Caldon Canal at Stanley Road, Stockton Brook

Looking east along the Caldon Canal from the Stanley Road bridge in Stockton Brook. The lock is the Top Lock (number 9) on the canal, with boats up to 72 feet long and 7 feet wide able to use the canal. ...

Caldon Canal at Stockton Brook, Stoke-on-Trent

The Caldon Canal in a near derelict state. The road bridge carries the A53, Leek New Road and has been rebuilt and widened since the photograph was taken. Restoration of the canal took place in the 1970s. ...

Caldon Canal at Stockton Brook, Stoke-on-Trent

The lower lock (of five) on the Caldon Canal at Stockton Brook. These locks lift the canal to its summit level. The lock overflow is at the left edge of the photograph and Stockton Brook waterworks is ...

Caldon Canal in Abbey Hulton, Stoke-on-Trent

The bridge carries the original North Staffordshire Railway Stoke to Leek and Biddulph Valley lines over the Caldon Canal near Abbey Hulton. The line has been dismantled and is now a footpath and cycleway. ...

Caldon Canal, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent

This narrow boat on the Caldon Canal near Etruria would have been used to transport coal. The canal system in the Potteries was once the main source of transport for large quantities of heavy goods. By ...

Canal bridge at Ivy House Road, Hanley

A wooden lift bridge over the Caldon Canal in Hanley. Lift bridges were counter-weighted and usually operated manually or by using a windlass. This bridge has been replaced by a permanent structure.

Canal cottage on Stanley Road, Stockton Brook

A local stone cottage on the north side of the Caldon Canal on Stanley Road in Stockton Brook. The canal and Top Lock (number 9) is just off the left hand edge of the photograph. External stone steps ...

Canal lift bridge, Ivy House Road, Hanley

This lift or draw bridge (number 11) carries Ivy House Road over the Caldon Canal. Over the bridge to the left, and alongside the canal, was J & G Meakin's Eagle Pottery. Demolished in 2005, the land ...

Case of the Company of Proprietors of the Navigation from the Trent to the Mersey - Pamphlet from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Canals were among the most impressive - not to mention controversial - engineering enterprises of the 18th century. In this pamphlet, the Trent and Mersey Canal Company outline their case for creating ...

Cheddleton. Photographed by William Blake.

Canal view including Cheddleton Wharf, Staffordshire. This view includes a lock, overhead warehouse and bridge situated on the Caldon Canal at Leek Road.

Consall Forge. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape with a view of the Caldon Canal at Consall Forge, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Consall Mill. Photographed by William Blake.

Winter scene including the Caldon Canal at Consall Mill, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Consall. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape with a view of the Caldon Canal at Consall, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.