Category Archives: building conservation

St John’s Square, East, Burslem

Good to be back drawing another street in the historic core of Burslem. Here are the latest sequence of buildings from the east side of St John’s Square.  There is plenty written on the historic fabric in the town centre … Continue reading

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Albermarle Mansions on the Holloway Road N7

Holloway is one of the most densely populated parts of London, usually so full of people and traffic, that you barely have a moment to lift your eyes up to the buildings. I hope the following sketches will give you … Continue reading

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Bishy Road, East Side

The Bishy Road is complete! It has been a delight to draw this street and to get such an enthusiastic response to my drawings. Thank you Bishy Roaders! As my first drawing of this street went to press, you were … Continue reading

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Market Place Burslem, North Side

  This fine 19th century building has beautiful ceramic tiles at the gable apex and was once used as meeting rooms for the Liberal Club. It is wonderful to see that since its state of dereliction it has been repaired … Continue reading

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Burslem: Market Place, South Side

  This project to reinstate the original window layout to the first and second floors of the Post Office was done with the help of the  Burslem Regeneration Company. There was a meeting held here in 1769, between Josiah Wedgewood … Continue reading

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Audlem, Stafford Street, The Square and Shropshire Street

The following drawings are all extracts from the one drawing of this beautiful village in Cheshire, close to the borders of Staffordshire and Shropshire. It is a place that our family have visited for almost twenty years by this summer … Continue reading

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Loynton Threshing Barn

Loynton Threshing Barn, Staffordshire Time for a little change here. I would like to share a few drawings of Loynton Farm Threshing Barn, part of a delightful set of historic farm buildings, not far from Eccleshall. Loynton Farm  was once home … Continue reading

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