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Williamsons Potteries (Watercolour 1875)

A watercolour by W.E. Mackeness.

This was roughly where the Arena Shopping Park is today.

I think this is looking due south with the peaks of the roofs of the houses at the west End of Hermitage Road in the distance.

The pond was the scene of several tragic deaths of local children for whom it was a real attraction.

Here's a photo the same building viewed from the other side, about a quarter of a century later

See more pictures of the potteries by clicking on the potteries tag, below right.

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Tags (All lower case. Use " " for multiple word tags): hermitage road, potteries
Albums: Old Harringay, before 1885

Comment by Marian Leatherby on April 18, 2019 at 8:32

Hi Hugh

did you ever see this website about the Cole Potteries.  Amazing chimney in the painting.

http://www.colepotteries.co.uk/tile-kilns-history.htm

Comment by Hugh on April 18, 2019 at 10:58

Thanks, Marian. Yes I have found that page. In fact I used the watercolour image from Bruce Castle on one of my Wikipedia articles on Harringay back in 2007.

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