Tyne and Wear HER(13170): Newbottle, Harles Yard, New Pottery - Details
Newbottle, Harles Yard, New Pottery
Pottery Manufacturing Site
From 1664 to 1877 George Harle, of Portsea, Hampshire, was an earthenware manufacture at the New Pottery. He had moved to Sunderland before 1839 and married Elizabeth Wheldon of Dubmire and Newbottle. He worked as a potter and became an independent flower and chimney pot manufacturer by 1851. The New Pottery produced coarse ware. It was a small business, operating from a yard (Harles Yard) behind the Sun Inn. George Harle died on 17 June 1878.
Andrew D. Fletcher, 2005 (revised March 2008), The Newbottle Potteries