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Resources on the North Staffordshire Pottery Industry
To withstand the stresses of firing, a large pottery sculpture must be hollow and of an even thickness. There are two main ways of achieving this. Firing also protects the clay body against the effects of water. This forms a nonporous opaque body known as stoneware. In this section, earthenware is used to denote all pottery substances that are not vitrified and are therefore slightly porous and coarser than vitrified materials.
Coalport Porcelain & Dating Coalport Marks
The town also has a number of primary and secondary schools in the state-funded sector. There is also a special school located in the town called Blackfriars Academy. Edenhurst Prepatory School, founded in , is situated in the residential area known as the Westlands.
Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8Cancel Play now Firefighters have revealed they were inundated with incidents during the busiest day of the year yesterday July 3. Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service says it is facing 'extremely high demand' and received calls over the weekend - the highest number off calls in two years. It follows on from a demanding June, the hottest on record for decades, where the force attended more than fires involving parkland, moorland, trees and grass. Glynn Luznyj, Director of Prevent and Protect, said: Amina Ali The fire service says that around 70 per cent of the 'secondary fires' attended in June were started deliberately.