A photo walk around
Fenton: The town that Arnold Bennett 'forgot'
section is a history walk around Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent.
Arnold Bennett's forgotten town.
Discover the history behind the buildings and streets - discover the location of coal mines and pottery factories.
This walk follows a route suggested by Pauline & George Shufflebotham in their book 'Short Circular Historical Walks of the Six Towns'
Some of the background notes were supplied by Andrew Dobraszczyc.
The web pages and photographs are by Steve Birks during the walk (July 2000)
|Old maps show the
location of old pottery works and coal mines.
Tramways and long lost buildings can be found.
The development of the area and laying out
of streets and houses can also be traced.
|Old postcards are an excellent way of comparing current locations with the way they look now.
1st Feb 2003