Potteries Museum, Hanley - Formerly Ridgway Potteries.
Potteries Museum in Bethesda Street, Hanley opened in 1956 and built on the site of the former large Ridgway Pottery, Bell Works. Ridgway were potters to Queen Victoria.
The Bell Works were owned by William Ridgway & Co (c1830-54)
Bethesda Street / Regent Road
Potteries Museum Internet Site
Museum in Bethesda Street
|Base of one of seven bottle kilns on this site.|
|The largest and most important collection of North Staffordshire pottery in the world is housed in the Potteries Museum.|
Photos taken October 1999 - S.C.Birks
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