Collection: Bottle Kilns

 

 

 

Bottle Kilns

Nothing depicts the potteries better than a bottle kiln, a bottle oven or a bottle kiln is a type of kiln which refers to the shape of the structure and not the products which are usually pottery. bottle kilns were typical of the landscape of Stoke on Trent, there were hundreds around Stoke on Trent. their association with Stoke on Trent reflects the fact the British ceramic industry was mainly based in the city. They were mostly built in the late 18th and 19th centuries there are about 50 remaining.