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Oakhill and the Michelin Tyre Company factory, from Penkhull

This was the view eastwards over the Michelin Tyre factory from the higher ground along Hunter's Way in Penkhull. The Michelin factory dominates the middle of the photograph. On the left of the site is ...

The Mount, Penkhull

This photograph shows the west front and main entrance to The Mount, a mansion built by Josiah Spode II. The house was built on the site of an old farmhouse between Penkhull and Hartshill around 1803-04 ...

Beresford Dale

Landscape with a view of the River Dove at Beresford Dale, near Hartington, Derbyshire taken in summer 1906. This stretch of the River Dove marks the border between Staffordshire and Derbyshire. Photographer: ...

Beresford Dale

Landscape with a view of the River Dove at Beresford Dale, near Hartington, Derbyshire. This stretch of the River Dove marks the border between Staffordshire and Derbyshire. Photographer: William Blake ...

Rushton level crossing

A man and boy, perhaps father and son, pose beside the gates at Rushton level crossing, in around 1960. The man is believed to be the signalman Ernie Harlow, who later moved from Rushton when that box ...

Etruria Station, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking south from the down side platform along the down line towards Stoke Station. Etruria Station was opened in 1848, extended with the coming of the Loop Line in the 1870s and finally ...

Etruria Station, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking south towards Stoke Station from the up side platform at Etruria Station. The tank engine is on the down line heading towards Kidsgrove. To the right is Twyford's Etruria Works and ...

Rear of Falcon & Kirkham Pottery, Stoke-on-Trent

The rear of the ranges that made up part of the Falcon Works, operated by W H Goss, and H G Kirkham's Works which fronted onto London road in Stoke. Bert Bentley described this as " a difficult shot": ...

Harpfield Road, Penkhull

The view southwards from the Newcastle Lane roundabout, along Harpfield Road. To the right are houses and bungalows built in the late 1940s along Algar Road. To the left the slightly later houses along ...

The Villas from Hunter's Way, Penkhull.

A close up view of the rear of one of the houses, Number 12 "Rosemount", on the edge of The Villas development in Stoke. The photograph was taken from Hunter's Way, looking over the fence towards Boothen. ...

The Villas, Stokeville, Boothen and beyond from Hunter's Way, Penkhull

The camera is looking northeast over the houses in the Villas development from the higher ground on Hunter's Way. Faintly in the centre are the four floodlight pylons of the old Stoke City Victoria ground. ...

The Villas from Hunter's Way, Penkhull

The rear of one of the houses in The Villas development seen from Hunter's Way. This is number 12, "Rosemount", one of the largest houses in the development, built on the higher ground with a view over ...

Newcastle Lane, Penkhull

The camera is looking west along Newcastle Lane down towards the A34.The photograph was taken from the roundabout at the junction of Hilton road and Harpfield Road. Behind the camera, Newcastle Lane continues ...

Newcastle Lane and Thistley Hough, Penkhull

This is the view east along Newcastle Lane up the hill towards Penkhull. The photograph was taken from the roundabout at the junction of Hilton Road (left) and Harpfield Road (to the right). Behind the ...

Thistley Hough School, Penkhull

The Art Deco buildings of Thistley Hough School seen from the corner of Newcastle Lane and Thistley Hough. Opened in 1938 as a grammar school for girls, taking pupils from Longton Grammar School and Hanley ...

The Villas, Stokeville, Stoke-on-Trent

Number 5 The Villas is a detached "third class house" (see below) next to the centre turning circle. A 2-storeyed Stucco building with concrete tiled roof, Italianate in style. There is a tower at the ...

Hilton Road, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking south along Hilton road from near to the corner of Ashlands Road. The houses going off to the right are at the top of Newcastle Lane. Modern street lights have replaced the 1950s ...

The Greyhound Inn, Manor Court Street, Penkhull.

The Greyhound Inn and neighbouring terraced houses on Manor Court Street (formerly known as Church Street) in Penkhull. Off to the right is St Thomas' Church and Penkhull Green. The Greyhound Inn site ...