Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Tunstall

Tunstall.-- town with ry. sta., Wolstanton par., Staffordshire, on the Grand Trunk Canal, 2½ miles NE. and within the parliamentary limits of Newcastle under Lyme, 690 ac., pop. 14,244; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks. Tunstall shares in the industries of the Potteries. It has rapidly risen from a village to a considerable town, with a fine town hall in the centre of a spacious market-place.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "town with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Wolstanton AP/CP       Staffordshire AncC
Place: Tunstall

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