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By Mervyn Edwards

Fenton is the 'forgotten city' within the novels of Hanley-born writer Arnold Bennett. He selected to put in writing of the 5 cities, intentionally omitting Fenton, which on the time of his writing used to be purely an city district. He argued that 'five' - with its open vowel - applicable the large tongue of the Potteries humans higher than 'six'. Fenton hasn't ever quite forgiven him - yet truthfully, its conflict to forge an identification of its personal has been ongoing. traditionally, it consisted of a few scattered settlements radiating from that part of the outdated turnpike highway among Stoke and Longton. most folk handed directly via it. besides the fact that, the firm of pottery brands and the superiority of neighborhood collieries tested Fenton as a city of grit and graft. even though no longer constantly a good looking position, there isn't any larger city than Fenton to review the background of the potteries.

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Fenton Through Time

Fenton is the 'forgotten city' within the novels of Hanley-born writer Arnold Bennett. He selected to jot down of the 5 cities, intentionally omitting Fenton, which on the time of his writing was once simply an city district. He argued that 'five' - with its open vowel - perfect the extensive tongue of the Potteries humans greater than 'six'.

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