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Minton's factory, London Road, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking south along London Road with the Minton factory on the left and partly hidden by the lamppost, the old Stoke School of Art. The original part of the Minton factory is just beyond the "new" addition ...

Cyples Lane and Noon's Court, Longton

Looking along Cyples Lane in Longton. At the bottom of the passage is Market Street, the Heathcote Arms Hotel is the building just visible. On the left edge, the classical looking building is the old ...

Minton's Old Factory, London Road, Stoke upon Trent

A view north along London Road towards the centre of Stoke with Minton's Old Factory on the right. Minton had a factory on this site from the 1790s until closure in 2002. Supermarkets now occupy the site. ...

Swan Square, Burslem

Swan Square in Burslem from Market Place. Waterloo Road carries on mistily from Swan Square towards Cobridge and Hanley. Moorland Road is off to the left. The two large buildings on the left are the ...

Lockett's Lane, Longton.

Lockett's Lane runs between Uttoxter Road and Normacot Road at the east end of Longton. This photograph was taken looking southwards from teh corner of Uttoxeter Road. The bottle oven on the right stood ...

East Vale, Longton

Looking west towards the East Vale area of Longton. The railway line is the Stoke to Derby branch. St John's Church in Longton is close to the railway in the distance. The line of coal wagons are on ...

St Gregory's Church, Longton.

The demolition of St Gregory's Roman Catholic Church in Longton in 1968. The photograph shows the remains of the large rose window at the west end of the church which stood on Heathcote Road, opposite ...

Bowling Greens, Bucknall Park

Bucknall Park lies between Heath House Lane and the River Trent, just north of Finney Gardens. The park dates back to 1956 when nearly 17 acres of land was laid out with sports facilities, a pavilion ...

Trent Terrace on Leek Road, Bucknall

Looking south along Leek Road from close to the entrance to Heath House Lane, on the left. The row of houses was known as Trent Terrace, the River Trent is just off then photograph to the right. At the ...

The site of the old Victoria Colliery, Bucknall

This photograph was taken from the end of Hyndley close looking east towards Willeton Street and Malthouse Lane. In the foreground are twop rows of back to back council built garages, erected in the 1950s. ...

Palissy Pottery, Longton

Palissy Pottery was on Chancery Lane in Longton, which runs across the middle of the photograph. The large building on the left hand edge is the back of the Empire Theatre which fronted onto Commerce ...

Old colliery trackway over Fenton Road, Bucknall

The trackway on this embankment came from Victoria Colliery to the south. The embankment carried the trackway over Fenton Road to a coal wharf on Dividy Road. The houses running across the middle of the ...

Normacot Road, Longton

In the centre of the photograph are the backs of the works on Bagnall Street, the road going off to the left. On the corner stands the old American Hotel. Off to the left in the foreground is the old ...

Newhouse Road, Bucknall

This is the view northwards along Newhouse Road from close to the junction with Werrington Road. At the top is the junction with Granville Road. All the houses in the photograph were built between 1945 ...

Newhouse Road and Newhouse Court, Bucknall

The view north along Newhouse Road from the corner of Granville Road. On the right, the buildings under construction are now part of Newhouse Court, a local authority sheltered housing scheme. Newhouse ...

Mossfield Colliery, Longton

Mossfield Colliery looking west from Dividy Lane. Sunk in the 1850s, with up to four shafts, the mine closed in 1963. The prominent spoil tip has been profiled and landscaped and forms part of the 1970s ...

Mossfield Colliery, Longton

The surface buildings and spoil tip of Mossfield Colliery near Longton. Dating from the middle of the 19th Century, the colliery produced coal for industry and households until closure in 1963. In 1889 ...

Leek Road, Hanley

This photograph was taken from the Heath House Lane bridge over the Stoke to Leek and Biddulph branch line. The camera is looking south in what Bert Bentley described as "putrid light". On the left is ...