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Slaney Street, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking east along Slaney Street from its junction with Occupation Street. Duke Street is at the bottom. The houses on the right date from the 1870s. The left hand side was built up more slowly. This ...

Stoke Old Road, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent

This is the view eastwards along Stoke Old Road from close to the corner with Balloon Street in Hartshill. Balloon Street was known as Federation Street until the 1950s. The Victorian terraced houses ...

Looking over Shelton from Harsthill Bank, Stoke-on-Trent

The view looking north east from the top of Harsthill Bank. The photograph was taken from the end of Vicarage Road in Hartshill overlooking what is now Hartshill Park and Nature Reserve. In the centre ...

The Union Inn, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent

The Union Inn stood on Hartshill Road, at the corner of Kingswell Road. Since the photograph was taken, the public house has changed names and functions (Gitana's and Nirvana). The houses visible behind ...

North Staffs Medical Institute, Hartshill Road, Stoke-on-Trent

The North Staffs Medical institute stands on Harsthill Road. Opened in April 1965, it was nearing completion at the time of this photograph. The centre was one of the first purpose built post graduate ...

Stoke-on-Trent Mass Radiography Centre, Ashlands, Stoke-on-Trent

Ashlands is the large detached house in the centre of the photograph on Hartshill Road, just before the junction with The Avenue. Off to the left was the Limes Maternity Hospital. Ashlands was the Mass ...

Hartshill Road, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking westwards along Hartshill Road from the junction with The Avenue (off to the left). The line of shop buildings has hardly changed: the Cooperative store is just as it was and the street is a mixture ...

Victoria Street, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking north along Victoria Street from near the Hartshill Road corner. Victoria Street links Hartshill Road to Etruria Road and was built around the 1880s. Halfway down it is crossed by Shelton New ...

Minton's Cottages, Hartshill Road, Stoke-on-Trent

In the centre of the photograph are a group of three cottages (numbers 289 to 293) on Hartshill Road which form part of a longer terrace. At the far end is number 287 which was the former Hartshill Institute. ...

Stoke-on-Trent Police Station

The photograph shows the front of Stoke on Trent Police Station on Hartshill Road. The building has changed use to become site of the Coroner's Court and Chambers. This was a substation of the city force ...

Stoke to Newcastle railway line at King Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The camera is looking along the railway line from Stoke to Newcastle just after it emerges from the tunnel at Albert Street. The photograph was taken from the top of either John Street or Wharf Street. ...

Hartshill Orthopaedic Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent

The photograph shows the front of the Hartshill Orthopaedic Hospital on Hartshill Road. Opened in 1931, the buildings were demolished in 1997. The railings in the foreground were designed by Gordon Forsyth ...

Two girls at Froghall

Two girls at Froghall, during the mid-1940s. This image is featured by kind permission of the Churnet Valley Railway.

Looking northwards from Hartshill Bank, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph shows the view northwards from the top of Hartshill Bank at the top of Vicarage Road on a cloudy day in November. On the right are the twin winding towers of Wolstanton Colliery and to ...

Rushton Spencer

A group of women and children pose for a photograph outside is A. Holland's grocers and provisions shop in Rushton Spencer village In the background is the station, now a private dwelling. The ...

Soldiers at Alton Towers

A group of soldiers at Alton Towers in May 1944. During the Second World War Alton Towers was used as a centre for training officers of different regiments for specific tasks. Most of these men ...

Rushton station

A postcard showing Rushton station and level crossing in 1900. Until quite recently, level crossings were constantly manned and operated by a conventional swing gate. The railway no longer serves ...

Rushton level crossing

A man and boy, perhaps father and son, pose beside the gates at Rushton level crossing, in around 1960. For many years most busy crossings were constantly manned, and controlled by wooden swing gates. Both ...