The Broughton Barn Pottery was founded on a large clay deposit on the windswept moors of Oswaldtwistle, this was dug, blended, washed and processed on site before it was thrown into pots. The Holding involvement came in 1842 with a small pottery nearby, 18 years later they moved to the current building. Originally it was powered by a steam engine (not longer in situ) but the line shafting is still present.


  • lorraine mcsorley, June 16, 2011 @ 14:07


    I am looking for some pictures of Broughton Barn Farm house before it was recently refurbished, original pictures of what it looked like when it was inhabited in the early 1900 would be great as i am thinking of buying it, can you help?


    Mrs McSorley

  • tumbles, April 25, 2011 @ 11:04

    Of course, feel free to use as you wish. I probably have a few more kicking around.

  • Mike, April 25, 2011 @ 06:44

    Hi guys

    could you give the ok to use your site on my site
    life and time of oswaldtwistle If you have any more photos
    I could put it will really good anything to do with oswaldtwistle
    will go under your name and site link as well

    thanks Mike

  • mike greenall baron, July 10, 2010 @ 22:04

    forgot to say brill site

    Mike ossygobbin

  • mike greenall baron, July 10, 2010 @ 20:23


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