|Aerial Photos of Stoke-on-Trent|
With many bottle ovens in evidence and one of them emitting smoke, the Burslem scene of 1963 didn't look much different than that of Arnold Bennett's day.
On the right is Swan Bank Methodist Church (yellow box) which was replaced by a modern building in 1971.
The picture was taken from the top of the Royal Doulton factory with Nile Street directly below.
Blue box: Old Town Hall
Green box: Wedgwood Institute
Yellow box: Swan Bank Methodist Church
Red Box: George Hotel
Streets: Nile Street, Waterloo Road, Queen's Street, Swan Square, Chapel Lane.
Photo: Staffordshire Sentinel