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Three bottle ovens, Cobridge

The three bottle ovens belonged to an earthenware manufactory behind Purbeck Street (Formerly George Street) in Cobridge. Leek New Road is off to the left of the photograph. Bert Bentley, the photographer, ...

The route of the Deep Pit mineral railway, Cobridge

The photograph shows the line of the mineral railway through Cobridge just after it had crossed Waterloo Road. It ran between rows of houses. Those on the left faced onto Portland Street and on the right ...

Stoke to Leek railway at Stockton Brook

A view west along the Stoke to Leek branch line from the short tunnel at Stokton Brook. To the right is the, now demolished, chimney of Stockton Brook waterworks, with the works roof just visible. The ...

Stanley Road, Stockton Brook

Looking east along Stanley road from the junction with Leek Road (A53). On the extreme left is the edge of the booking hall building at Stockton Brook Station, inn use as a shop. The Joules public house ...

Sneyd Colliery tip from Jug Bank, Cobridge

This is the view north east from near The Jug Inn on Sneyd Street in Cobridge. Sneyd Colliery spoil tip is on the right with the winding gear, chimneys and aerial cableway to the left. Just in front of ...

Simpson's Pottery. Grange Street, Cobridge.

he extensive Elder Works, originally named the Cobridge Pottery until 1900, was between Grange Street and Hawthorne Street in Cobridge. Originally owned by the Alcock family of potters from about 1835, ...

Shelton Iron and Steel Works slag heaps, Stoke-on-Trent

The view south east from the Dryden Road and Barrett Drive area of Cobridge towards Shelton and Hanley. The church tower in the centre belongs to St Mark's, Shelton. The large and small mounds arte slag ...

Shelton Iron and Steel Works, Fowlea Valley, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken from the Emerson Road area of Cobridge looking south down the Fowlea Valley. The foreground was once part of the old Grange Colliery which supplied the steel works using the ...

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 ...

The view east over Buller's Electrical Porcelain works, Norton Lane, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking east from Norton Lane with the higher ground of Baddeley Green, Stanley and Bagnall in the distance. Leek New Road (A53) runs through the centre of the photograph. In the foreground is Buller's ...

Howlett's Firecaly pit, Cobridge

In the foreground is Howlett's fireclay pit and behind the lower slopes of Hanley Deep Pit spoil tip. The Bassey Mine Coal seam outcrops in the fireclay pit and was being worked alongside the clay. The ...

Endon Road, Norton Green, Stoke-on-Trent

A view north east along Endon Road on the edge of Norton Green. The road drops down into the valley of the River Trent before climbing up to Brown Edge and Endon in the distance. On the left, just ...

Earthenware works, Cobridge

The cluster of buildings and ovens was an earthenware works just south of Leek New Road. The houses on the right faced onto Leek New Road and those on the left onto Purbeck Street (formerly George Street). ...

Cobridge Refractories works, Cobridge

Cobridge Refractory works was off Gresham Street in Cobridge. This street and works have been demolished, but were just to the east of Forest Park Primary School. The works has both bottle and beehive ...

Bell's old fireclay pit, Cobridge

The fireclay pit supplied Cobridge Refractories works which was off the photograph to the left. The camera is looking over the pit towards Hillary Street (on the right) and Crystal Street and Blackwell's ...

Purbeck Street, Cobridge

The view along Purbeck Street (previously named George Street) from the corner with Leek New Road. There was a row of 16 terraced houses on the north side, with the brickworks of the Cobridge Brick & ...

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) ...

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 ...