Pottery works, Stoke on Trent, Stoke on Trent

Pottery works, Stoke on Trent, Stoke on Trent
Photograph taken 1945 - 1980 © Historic England Archive ref: AA98/04554

A pottery works with its forest of bottle kilns bordering a railway line in Stoke-on-Trent. Bottle kilns have a relatively short working life of about 30 years, so were constantly rebuilt. Due to recent changes in the industry, few of these distinctive monuments survive in the area.

Location

Stoke on Trent Stoke on Trent

Period

1950s (1950 - 1959)

Themes

Tags

industry manufacture work pottery bottle kiln railway 1950s (1950 - 1959)