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Holdings Country Pottery

Brief History of Holdings Country Pottery Holding's Country Pottery was founded in 1842 by James Holding, however, the business was originally located a short distance away in Gaulkthorn, an outlying area of Oswaldtwistle. In 1860 James Holding moved his business to Broadfield, then in 1900 his son Grimshaw Holding set up the pottery on the present site. From then on the pottery stayed put and the business passed down from father to son until it's decline. The last mandatory accounts, made up to 3rd May, were submitted to Companies House in 2010, with the comment, "Nature of business, dormant[...]