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Ashwood, Longton

A view west along Ashwood from just beyond Manse Close. Terraced houses and corner shops. The whole area has been cleared and redeveloped for housing.

Brookfield Foundry, Stoke-on-Trent

The photograph shows what was the California Engineering Works of the locomotive builders, Kerr Stuart & Co. Railway locomotives had been produced on this site since 1892. Kerr Stuart closed down in ...

Deep Pit Colliery, Hanley

Number 1 shaft winding gear at Hanley Deep Pit Colliery. The colliery was originally owned by the Shelton Iron, Steel & Coal Company and its coal was taken by rail to the coking ovens at the neighbouring ...

Oldfield's Brick Works, Fenton

The photograph shows the fireclay marl pit at Oldfield's brick works, east of Duke Street in the Lane Delph area of Fenton. At the time of the photograph, the pit was being filled in. There was a ...

Weatherby & Sons, Town Road, Hanley

The photograph shows two bottle kilns belonging to J H Weatherby's Falcon Pottery. In the foreground is the entrance to James Topham's Cooperage, manufacturing wooden barrels mainly for the pottery trade. ...

Sydney Street, Hanley

A view along Sydney Street in Hanley. The first building on the right was a shop, once a grocer and draper's. At the end is Bexley Street. Between the houses are entries to the back alley which ran ...

J H Weatherby's Falcon Pottery, Hanley

A view north along Old Town Road with the Falcon Pottery building on the right and the winding gear of Hanley Deep Pit in the distance. Safin House, in the centre, was occupied by S Finney & Sons , a ...

Detached house, Duke Street, Fenton

The detached house is number 55 towards the north end of Duke Street in Fenton. It dates from circa 1800 (Victoria County History, vol VIII, p 209) and was one of a pair. At the time of the photograph ...

Brookfield Foundry and Kerr Stuart engineering works, Whieldon Road, Stoke-on-Trent

This is a view west from the Whieldon Road area towards the Brookfield Foundry. The main railway line runs in front of the buildings and behind can be seen the floodlight pylons of the original Stoke ...

Ashwood, Longton

This is a view west along Ashwood towards Friar Street with Manse Street off to the left with Manse Close just visible beyond. The Victorian housing has been demolished and redeveloped. There are three ...

Ashwood, from Wood Street, Longton

The camera is looking north west along Ashwood from its junction with Wood Street. Off to the right is Cornwall Street, and beyond that, Friar Street. The housing has been redeveloped. Wood Street was ...

Ashwood, Longton

A view east of the south side of Ashwood, Longton. The Victoria County History describes this side of Ashwood: "...detached houses with gardens were built on its south side at the east end" (Staffordshire ...

Sydney Street, Hanley

A row of terraced houses with a corner pub. The pub is the Brook Inn, at the south end of Sydney Street at its junction with Lower Clarence Street. The camera is looking north towards Bexley Street. ...

Piccadilly, Hanley

The north end of Piccadilly in about 1860. In the centre of the photograph is the Unicorn Inn (number 40 Piccadilly). Immediately to the right is Parr's hosiery shop at number 38. Further to the right ...

New Hall Pottery, New Hall Street, Hanley

The photograph shows a view west along New Hall Street towards the junction with Marsh Street and York Street. The bulk of the pottery site lies behind these two buildings on New Hall Street (the top ...

New Hall Pottery, Hanley

The photograph shows the entrance to the showroom and offices for the New Hall Pottery in New Hall Street, Hanley. The bulk of the manufactory is behind this building, on York Street. This building was ...

Howson's bottle ovens, Eastwood Works, Hanley

George Howson & Sons were manufacturers of sanitary ware at the Eastwood Works in Hanley. The company started in the 1860s and was finally sold to Armitage Shanks in 1966. The photograph shows the bottle ...

Goodwin's Potters Millers on the Caldon Canal, Hanley

George Goodwin & Sons Westwood Mills site on the banks of the Caldon Canal just off Lichfield Street in the Eastwood area of Hanley. The company was founded in 1848 and had mills at Consall and Cheddleton. ...