Stoke-on-Trent - Potworks of the week
J&G Meakins Eastwood Hanley Pottery
The 'Seven Sisters' - J&G Meakins Eastwood Hanley Pottery
photo: 1958 © Donald Morris
The Caldon Canal ran in
front of these amazing bottle kilns - although there
were seven kilns in the group, only six were ever visible to the viewer -
no matter where you stood one or another was always hidden.
1898 map of the Eastwood area of Hanley
The Caldon Canal shown in blue and the Eastwood Works outlined in red.
The long imposing frontage of the Eastwood
Works on Lichfield Street
the bridge over the Caldon Canal to the right
photo: Oct 1999