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The roundhouse at Wedgwood Etruria Works
The roundhouse at Wedgwood Etruria Works 
pen drawing by Neville Malkin - May 1974

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Listed Buildings in Stoke-on-Trent and area

Round House, Etruria


Area
Etruria
Street
Etruria Road
Heritage No.
38a
Grade
II*
Date Listed
19 April 1972
Building: Round House at the site of old Wedgwood factory
Location: STOKE ON TRENT SJ84NE
Description:  Drum Shaped structure, openings to side, brick and domed tiled roof.. 


Round House at Wedgwood's Etruria works
Round House at Wedgwood's Etruria works

photo:  Mr Clive Shenton   - Aug 2001


Round House, formerly part of the Wedgwood Pottery works, and built circa 1769. Brick with plain tiled roof.

Circular in plan, on 2 storeys, with ground floor entrance and a series of windows with flat arched gauged brick heads, some blocked, and not all on the same level. Oculi to first floor.

Said to have been used variously for grinding raw materials, as a counting house, and as a stable.



photo of the roundhouse which clearly shows the subsidence which has resulted
in the roundhouse being below the canal level
[in the background is the Shelton Steel Works]

photo: mid 1970's by Ken Cubley

 

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