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The Grange, Burslem

The camera is looking south towards Shelton iron and steel works and the headgear of Wolstanton Colliery. The photograph was taken from the bridge near the northern end of the Grange mineral railway line. The ...

Potteries landscape from Navigation Road, Burslem.

Bert Bentley was looking east over Burslem from the top of Navigation Road. Just to the right of the bottle ovens is the short tower of St John's Church (a grade II listed building). The tower is the ...

Portland House, Newcastle Street, Burslem

The grade II listed building on the corner of Furlong Parade and Newcastle Street was built in the early 1830s for the Riley family of potters who built the Hill Pottery Works on Westport Road. The bay ...

Norton cricket ground and Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken looking north east from bottom of Harold Street, Smallthorne before the housing estates were developed. They now occupy the open space in the foreground. The spoil tip belonged ...

Newcastle Street, Middleport

The photograph shows the view west along Newcastle Street, up the hill towards Burslem. St Paul Street on the left lead to St Paul's Church. The buildings just beyond and along it have been demolished ...

New Street, Burslem

The view northwest along New Street in Burslem. On the left is the back of the Central works of Sadler & Co, one of the leading manufacturers of earthenware teapots. They were famous for their "Brown ...

Midwinter's Stylecraft Pottery, Navigation Road, Burslem

Midwinter's Pottery on Upper Hadderidge, off Navigation Road in Burslem. Although known for tablewares, Midwinter's also manufactured figures and figurines. The Stylecraft range was contemporary animal ...

Midwinter's Pottery, Navigation Road, Burslem

Looking southwest along Navigation Road from close to its junction with Croft Street. Off to the right is Upper Hadderidge (no longer in existence). In the far distance are the faint outlines of Wolstanton ...

Kirk Street, Smallthorne, Stoke-on-Trent

Kirk Street runs northwest off Ford Green Road in Smallthorne, from where this photograph was taken. At the bottom is Coseley Street. Until the 1950s, Kirk Street was Church Street and Edward Street ...

John Maddock's pottery, Newcastle Street, Burslem

This is the older part of John Maddock's works at the top of Newcastle Street in Burslem. The company has been in Newcastle Street since its foundation in 1830, although this is the older part of a more ...

John Maddock & Sons, Newcastle Street, Burslem

John Maddock started manufacturing pottery in 1830 at a works on Newcastle Street. The modern works in the photograph is at the top of Newcastle Street. The large site was bounded by Woodbank, Wycliffe ...

Gibson & Sons' Albany Pottery, Burslem

Albany Pottery was on Moorland Road opposite Burslem Park and just up from Burslem Station. The neighbouring house is named "Park Lea". The site has been redeveloped. Gibson & Sons were manufacturers ...

Burslem Public Baths, Moorland Road, Burslem

Burslem Public Baths were on Moorland Road alongside the Loop Line and opposite Burslem Station entrance. Behind was a narrow lane that lead to Chapel Lane. The Loop Line ran under Moorland Road and the ...

Burslem Liberal Club, Market Place, Burslem

The red brick and terracotta front of the Liberal Club building on Market Place in Burslem. There were stained glass windows on the first floor hall and there is a mosaic with the words "Liberal Club" ...

Burslem Town Hall

The western end of Burslem's second Town Hall in Market Place. Opened in 1854, this building replaced the first Town Hall and was built on the same site. Behind to the left are PMT buses parked in Market ...

British Waterways Depot, Burslem Branch Canal, Burslem

British Waterways was the authority responsible for maintaining the majority of canals in the United Kingdom. Formed in 1962 it became the Canal & River Trust in 2012. This depot was at the far end of ...

Bowden Street, Burslem

The view looking south along Bowden Street from Minster Street. In the distance is the spoil tip of Sneyd Colliery and at the bottom, but out of sight, is Moorland Road. The terraced houses at this end ...

Pottery crates at J J West, Crate makers, Navigation Road, Middleport

Crate making was an important ancillary trade for the pottery industry. Crate yards were usually small companies, but very important in reducing losses through transport breakages of finished pottery. ...