Top Bridge Works Bottle Kiln - Longport, Burslem, Staffordshire, UK.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman
N 53° 02.663 W 002° 12.866
30U E 552665 N 5877495
Quick Description: A large bottle kiln located at Top Bridge Works (former Price and Kensington, National Teapot Works), Longport, Burslem.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/21/2018 7:01:45 AM
Waymark Code: WMZ71B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 2

Long Description:
This large bottle oven, with wide circular hovel, can be seen from the towpath of the Trent and Mersey Canal at the coordinates given.

The Grade II listed bottle oven is located in the main courtyard the Top Bridge Works site, which dates back more than 200 years. (visit link)
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Davenport & Co first used the site in the 1790s, the Price Brothers moved to the Top Bridge Works in 1934 and joined with Kensington Potteries in 1962.

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Type of Oven / Kiln: Pottery

Status: Historical Site

Operating Dates: 1793 - 1960's

Additional Coordinate: Not Listed

Additional Coordinate Description: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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