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Fegg Hayes Road and Chatterley Whitfield Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking east along Fegg Hayes Road towards Chatterley Whitfield Colliery. Oxford Road is at the end. Fegg Hayes Road was originally called North Parade. On the right edge is the entrance to the Lear ...

Burnwood Nursery, Infants and Junior School, Chell Heath

Burnwood Nursery, Infants and Junior School was on the corner of Bishop Road and Chell Heath Road. The school has been demolished and replaced by Stoke on Trent North Children's Centre. Burnwood County ...

Bethesda Schoolrooms, Hanley

The photograph shows the western end of Alexander House, the former Methodist Sunday School of the neighbouring Bethesda Chapel. The gable end has a tablet in the pediment "Bethesda School, erected MDCCCXIX ...

Bethesda New Connexion Methodist Chapel, Albion Street, Hanley

Bethesda Chapel is an example of a large 19th-century town chapel. The building, which dates largely from 1819, was constructed by newly emerging the Methodist New Connexion on the site of an earlier ...

Bethesda New Connexion Chapel, Albion Street, Hanley

This building dates from 1819 and the frontage from 1859. The land upon which Bethesda stands was first purchased in 1791, as a direct response to the emergence of the New Connexion and the need to make ...

Hanley Town Hall

This view from Pall Mall into Albion Street and Albion Square is dominated by Hanley Town Hall. Bagnall Street runs off to the right alongside the hall leading to the adjoining Victoria Hall. The Hanley ...

Werburgh Drive, Trentham

The view west along Werburgh Drive from New Inn Lane. the photograph was taken not after the estate of houses was developed in the 1960s. This are was open space until the 1950s and the Trentham Park ...

The stables, Trentham Hall

Trentham Hall stables yard off Park Drive.

Staffordshire Water Board Offices, Albion Street, Hanley

The building with the flag pole was the Staffordshire Potteries Water Board offices at 37 Albion Street and the neighbouring building on the corner of Bethesda Street and Albion Street was originally ...

The District Bank building, Trentham Road, Trentham

The District Bank building stood at the junction of Barlaston Old Road and Trentham Road. The Italianate style building later became a branch of Nat West Bank. Behind to the right is Trentham Methodist ...

The demolition of Hanley High School.

Hanley Higher Grade School was opened in 1893, renamed Hanley Municipal Secondary School in 1905 becoming Hanley High School in 1924. the school became a "boys only grammar school" in 1938 when the girls ...

The coach yard, Trentham Hall

The coach yard was part of the riding school complex developed by Charles Barry in the 1840s. It is part of the final phase of building at Trentham Hall.

The apiary, Trentham Hall

One of the outbuildings linked with Trentham Hall: the apiary. The apiary was to the east of Park drive. here the estate beehives were kept.

Longton Road, Hem Heath

This photograph was taken from the bridge over the Trent & Mersey Canal, looking east towards Hem Heath. On the far side of the road is the old wheelwright's shop and smithy which had become a petrol ...

Birch Terrace Synagogue, Hanley.

The building dates back to the 1920s when the Jewish community bought a private boys' school and an adjoining stone mason's yard in Birch Terrace as the site for their first synagogue in Hanley. In 2004 ...

Barthomley Road, Birches Head, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking in a northerly direction along Barthomley Road from the corner of Acton Street. In the distance is a spoil tip belonging to the Shelton Collieries. Coming in on the left is Burnley ...

Avoca Street, Hanley

The camera is looking south east along Avoca Street and into Rawlins Street beyond. This is in the Northwood area of Hanley. Before the renaming of streets in the 1950s, Avoca was Taylor Street and Rawlins ...

The coachyard, sculpture gallery and clocktower, Trentham Hall

The back of the Trentham Hall. The sculpture gallery is on the right with the estate clock tower in the centre. In the foreground is part of the original hall courtyard and riding school. This was the ...