Photos of Tour to Shropshire and the Potteries 14 – 18 May 2019 31st May 2019 Peter Crowfoot Photo Galleries, Uncategorized Members at Shrewsbury Castle Broad Street, Ludlow The Feathers, Ludlow Ludlow Ludlow Castle River Teme at Ludlow Stokesay Castle Stokesay – Gatehouse from the tower Stokesay Castle – interior A Stokesay resident Hotel Terrace Hotel from across the lake Shrewsbury guided tour Shrewsbury Medieval gables Shrewsbury market place Shrewsbury’s dark side River Severn at Shrewsbury Shrewsbury Abbey St Winifred, Shrewsbury Abbey Powis Castle Powis Castle – door furniture Powis Castle – the guardian! Powis Castle – remarkable yews Powis Castle and yews Powis Castle – Wisteria Powis Castle gardens Hotel dinner Dinner at the hotel Dinner at the hotel The world’s first Iron Bridge Built in 1779 Photocall at Ironbridge Crossing the Iron Bridge River Severn at Ironbridge – hard to imagine that in the 19th C it would have been filled with….. furnaces, factories, chimneys, smoke, and noise Jackfield Tile museum – William De Morgan Jackfield Tile Museum Jackfield Tile Museum – The Butcher’s Jackfield Tile Museum – the undergound Blists Hill Victorian Town Draper’s shop Blists Hill draper’s shop Fish and Chips at Blists Hill Blists Hill – Candlemaker Bliss Hill – grocers Blists Hill – dentist’s chair Blists Hill – Ironworks Blists hill – Steam engine Blists Hill – steam engine for cage lift At the Chemists – all a lady needs? Gladstone Pottery tour Gladstone Pottery Gladstone Pottery – saggers stacked inside a bottle kiln Gladstone Pottery – throwing a vase Gladstone Pottery – the finished vase Gladstone Pottery – making flowers Gladstone Pottery – making flowers – a dying art The World of Wedgood with statue of Josiah Wedgwood Wicker work at Wedgwood The Portland Vase, inspiration for Jasperware Wedgwood – Jasperware Wedgwood – demonstration Wedgwood dinner service made for President Roosevelt Wedgwood Museum pieces Wedgwood – display Wightwick Manor – front Wightwick Manor Irises at the Manor Wightwick Manor Wightwick Manor Wightwick Manor Wightwick Manor Wightwick Manor – stained glass Wightwick Manor – terracotta reliefs Wightwck Manor – goslings Dudley Canal – tunnel entrance Natty headgear on the canal All aboard ! Dudley canal tunnel entrance – keep your head down. Dudly Ccanbal tunnel – limestone Peter in red, white and blue! David, our driver, waiting to take us home.