Royal Stafford is based in the Royal Overhouse Manufactory, one of the oldest pottery factories in Burslem, the Mother Town of the Potteries in Stoke-on-Trent. We are one of only a handful of potteries where all production still takes place in England.
What pottery is made in Staffordshire?
Staffordshire ware, lead-glazed earthenware and unglazed or salt-glazed stoneware made in Staffordshire, England, from the 17th century onward. Abundance of local clays and coal gave rise to a concentration of pottery factories that made Staffordshire one of the foremost pottery centres in Europe.
Where are Staffordshire dogs made?
Mainly manufactured in Staffordshire pottery, these earthenware figures were also made in other English counties and in Scotland. They are also known as hearth spaniels or fireplace dogs as they were positioned on top of the mantelpiece.
Is Pottery Still Made in Stoke?
The industry has remained in the area thanks to the skills of the local people and today, ceramics is a modern industry and Stoke-on-Trent is still famous for its quality ware which is sold all over the world.