Gladstone Pottery Works, Stoke-on-Trent, England. The Gladstone Pottery Museum is a working museum of a medium sized pottery, typical of those once common in the North Staffordshire area of England from the time of the industrial revolution in the 18th century to the mid 20th century

Gladstone Pottery Works, Stoke-on-Trent, England. The Gladstone Pottery Museum is a working museum of a medium sized pottery, typical of those once common in the North Staffordshire area of England from the time of the industrial revolution in the ce

The 'Seven Sisters' - J Meakins Hanley Pottery, not really your home pottery studio

The 'Seven Sisters' - J Meakins Hanley Pottery. I have some of their ironstone pottery.

Kiln.

A bottle kiln for porcelain, external fireboxes, many times top section was for bisque or a lower temperature glaze. Saggars in the top section protected pots from the fly ash and would have been used below as well.

J&G Meakins Eagle Pottery Works, Hanley Eagle Pottery Works - built in 1859

Nancy's Daily Dish: The History of Johnson Brothers and The Friendly Village Tablescape

How the Bottle Kiln works........ http://www.thepotteries.org/bottle_kiln/bottle_kiln_two.htm

men placing saggars up the sides of the bottle ovens, Stoke on Trent. Great website for Stoke stuff

Bottle Kilns in Hanley - 1930

It's hard to believe beautiful pottery and fine china was made here in mucky Hanley along with the other towns which made up Stoke on Trent.the constant smoke, soot fell like rain. It all stopped with the clean air act in 1965

Heron Cross Pottery - Heron Cross

View all the latest pictures in the gallery, Photo exhibition by Richard Howle: Photo Gallery, on Stoke Sentinel.

Inside the bottle kiln.

Loading the Chimney Kilns at Burleigh Pottery Staffordshire see history on link and their modern productions

The Potteries

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