Other websites for information and images about the Potteries and its Bottle Ovens

Potbank Dictionary for meanings of special Potteries Words here>

The Potteries.Org
The must-see site  here>
This is an excellent site packed with information about the Potteries of Stoke-on-Trent. This Potteries Bottle Oven website refers The but only for educational and non-commercial use. Please respect their copyright.

The Potteries Heritage Society 
An independent group of individuals who care about the towns and places that make up the City of Stoke-on-Trent, its history and its future. It is Stoke-on-Trent's Civic Society, one of a network of over 800 such societies in the UK.  here>

Stoke-on-Trent Archaeology Service
Facebook page showing photos of a few of the bottle ovens excavated by Stoke-on-Trent Archaeology Service over the years.  here>

BBC Radio Stoke
Article  here>

Guardian Newspaper
The Potteries are, as JB Priestley said, curiously exhilarating. Dirty, shabby and 'extremely ugly', but intensely quirky. Article here>

World Heritage
Website  here>  and here>

Staffordshire Past Track

This is an excellent source of material managed by Staffordshire County Council's Archives & Heritage Service. This Potteries Bottle Oven website refers to Staffordshire Past Track but only for educational and non-commercial use. here>

Gladstone Pottery Museum
Unofficial site all about Gladstone Pottery Museum and its history. How it came to be and how its survives over 40 years since its creation. Packed with information here>

3D walk through of the entire site

Historic England
Search Results for ‘Bottle oven ’  here>
The official name of Historic England is the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England. It was established in 1984 and until 1 April 2015 was commonly known as English Heritage. At that point its common name changed to Historic England and a new charity, officially called the English Heritage Trust, took the name of English Heritage.

World Heritage Encyclopedia   here>

Staffordshire Potteries - Pottery Heritage in Staffordshire and connections abroad
This site was created as part of the resources and activities intended for non-vocational adult education in Stoke-on-Trent made by the author thanks to a three months Grundtvig Assistantship funded by the Lifelong Learning Programme 2007-2013 (EU), hosted by Stoke-on-Trent City Council and carried out at Gladstone Pottery Museum, CoRE (Enson Works Memory Exhibition) and Middleport Pottery. here>

Phoenix Works 1961 Home Movie

The Glost House 
Cafe/Bar in Longton  here>

Bottle Kiln Walk - The Video
On September 20th 2009 Keith Meeson and a group of fundraisers walked to all surviving bottle kilns in the City of Stoke-on-Trent - the Bottle Kiln Walk. Ray Johnson, with three other cameramen, filmed the event and interviewed people taking part. This is a record of the event, but also includes rare archive film of bottle kilns in the days of coal firing and the last ever firing of a bottle kiln in 1978. more here>

Ian Pearsall's Photos of Bottle Ovens - 2016

Information and photos of the Potteries bottle ovens and other bottle ovens around the UK

what3words - bottle oven locations
what3words is an app which gives every 3x3 square metre of the globe a unique three-word code. 3-word addresses are easy to say and share, and are as accurate as GPS coordinates. This simple and accurate way to talk about location makes it easier to tell others about the location of Potteries bottle ovens and kilns. Many thanks to Andy Perkin of the Potteries Heritage Society for researching and providing the what3words used on this site.

For definitions of unusual Potteries words go to The Potbank Dictionary here>