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Monument record MDR7173 - Pottery works (site of), Burton Road, Midway, Swadlincote

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  • None recorded

Full Description

'Potteries' appear here on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880. They are labelled as 'Pottery (Sanitary Ware)' on the 2nd edition 25" OS map of c. 1900, the 3rd edition 25" OS map of the early 20th century, and the 4th edition 25" OS map of 1937-8. (1-4) The building is depicted on an OS map of 1970, but it is not named. (5) Nothing remains of the pottery works [1995]. (6) Midway Pottery, later known as Lower Midway Sanitary Ware Pottery Company. Pottery extant c. 1891. (6, 7)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1937-38. OS County Series, Third Revision, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <5> Map: OS. 1970. OS 1:10560.
  • <6> Index: RCHME. 1995. New National Forest Survey: 922921. 922921. pp. 1097-8.
  • <7> Article in serial: Spavold, J. 1981. 'The sanitary pottery industries of South Derbyshire, 1840-1914', Industrial Archaeology Review. Volume 5, pp 143-154. p. 153.



Grid reference Centred SK 3076 2054 (106m by 98m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Nov 20 2017 2:51PM

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