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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Science & Industry Collection
The core of the collections consists of the factory itself and examples of the material it produced.
This substantial collection includes material from all aspects of pottery production from Victorian to early 20th.C. times.
Date range of collection
01/01/1901 -
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Not Specific
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Location Details

Gladstone Pottery Museum
Uttoxeter Road Longton Stoke-on-Trent ST3 1PQ
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01782 319 232
01782 598 640 
Building Information
Grade II*. Victorian ceramic factory with bottle ovens.
Collections Overview
The museum is its own principal exhibit, as the only surviving example of a Victorian pottery factory, complete with bottle ovens. The collections, which form part of those of the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, include quantities of tiles and sanitary ware, and material of all kinds associated with the production of ceramics.
Display Overview
The museum is presented as a working ceramic factory.
Star Objects
Bottle ovens Replica Harrington water closet
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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