Davenport Street, Longport,
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Davenport Street, Longport, Stoke-on-Trent
Davenport Street runs from Trubshaw Cross roundabout at the bottom of Newcastle Street and then joins onto Brownhills Road on the way to Tunstall. To the left of Davenport Street is Westport Lake and the Trent and Mersey canal.
Davenport Street gets its name from the Davenport family and their pottery and glass works. on Davenport pottery and Longport
originally belonging to Wm. Davenport and then taken over by Thomas Hughes and later (1957) by Arthur Wood & Sons.
" A descriptive account of The Potteries (illustrated) 1893 advertising and trade journal. Page 62" tells us more about The Unicorn Works, Longport and the Proprietor: Mr. Thomas Hughes on the trade journal
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