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Village store and coffee house, Oakamoor

During the 1890s, this building doubled as both a village store and coffee house, serving the village of Oakamoor. It must have been quite a novelty for such a small village to have a coffee house; ...

Victoria Colliery, Black Bull, Stoke-on-Trent

No 2 upcast shaft at Victoria Colliery, also known as Black Bull after the nearby village, opened in 1857 and closed in 1982. The upcast shaft acted like a chimney being used to draw spent or foul air ...

Tunstall Town Hall

The side entrances to Tunstall Town Hall and Public Market in Butterfield Place. The market building dates from 1857 and the Town Hall from 1883 Both are grade II listed buildings. Tunstall High Street ...

Tunstall Public Baths

Tunstall's Victorian public swimming baths are in Greengates Street opposite Tunstall Memorial Gardens. Opened in 1889 they were amongst the oldest swimming pools in the UK and inside they retain many ...

Richardson's Pottery, Gibson Street, Tunstall

A G Robinson's Gordon Pottery was in the area bounded by Pinnox Street and Gibson Street in Tunstall. The photograph shows bottle ovens from Gibson Street. Bottle ovens varied in their precise design, ...

Reclaimed marl pit in Clanway Road, Tunstall

The photograph shows the abandoned and infilled marl hole that lay to the east of Tunstall High Street. The photograph is looking west from Clanway Street. In the centre is Christ Church and to the right ...

Looking south over Westport Lake, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking south from Chatterley Road over Westport towards Wolstanton. The spire of St Margaret's Church in Wolstanton is to the right with the twin towers of Wolstanton Colliery in the centre. ...

H & R Johnson Ltd., Connaught Street, Tunstall

The building in the photograph is the drum dryer and slip house at H & R Johnson's ceramic tile works in Connaught Street in Tunstall. Slip is a mixture of clay, other ceramic materials and water used ...

Downing's clay pit, Tunstall

The houses on the skyline are on Davenport Street & Brownhills Road. The pit lay to the east of Westport lake and was open cast mined for Etruria Marl. Etruria Marl has been dug in North Staffordshire ...

Downing's clay pit, Tunstall

A view over the Clay pit at G H Downing's Brownhills brick and tile works. The houses running across the photograph are on Brownhills Road and Davenport Street. The camera is looking south east with the ...

Downing's clay pit, Tunstall

Looking over G H Downing's clay pit east of Westport Lake. The line of houses on the skyline are on Davenport Street and Brownhills Road. Today, the clay pit has been filled in and the land used for housing. ...

Downing's Brick & Tile works and clay pit, Canal Lane, Tunstall.

The photograph was taken from Canal Lane, looking south. The high ground in the right distance is Wolstanton and behind the factory is the gasholder at Etruria. At the extreme right edge is Westport ...

Daniel Platt & Sons clay pit, Canal Lane, Tunstall

A south east view across the clay pit towards Daniel Platt & Sons, brick & tile manufacturers, Brownhills works on Canal Lane. The company were in Tunstall from 1822 and took over the Brownhills Tileries ...

Daniel Platt & Sons brick & tile works, Canal Lane, Tunstall

The Brownhills Tileries belonging to Daniel Platt & Sons. The camera is looking north west from Canal Lane. The clay pit (Etruria Marl) attached to the works lies beyond the factory buildings. A factory ...

Clanway Lane Farm, Tunstall

The house in the photograph stood on Clanway Lane, now Adams Avenue in Newfield, Tunstall. In the background are the workings of Clanway Brickworks, adjacent to the farm. They were part of the Berry Hill ...

Christ Church, Tunstall

Christ Church Tunstall seen from Furlong Road. Built in 1831, with later additions. This is a Commissioner's Church, having been built with money provided by Parliament under the Church Building Acts. ...

Holiday makers

This photograph shows three people enjoying the beach in their bathing costumes. During the years between the first and second world wars the holiday seasons saw hordes of people flooding into seaside ...

A view from Greenway Hall, Stoke-on-Trent

This is a view from Greenway Hall Road. In the foreground are the nurseries of A.P. Matthews with the 1920's bungalows along one side of Nursery Avenue leading up towards the new houses which were built ...