The Old Town Hall is surmounted by an angel holding out a laurel wreath. She symbolises Civic Victory.
The angel was immortalised by Arnold Bennett in his books 'Clayhanger' and 'The Old Wives Tale' where Burslem is thinly disguised as Bursley.
|Part of work||Material||Dimensions|
PMSA recording information
|Precise location||on top of the Old Town Hall|
|A-Z ref||56 4C|
Sorry, we have no precise geographical information for this item.
|Date of design||1854-7|
|Year of unveiling||1857|
|Commissioned by||Burslem Town Council|
|Duty of care||Stoke on Trent City Council|
|At risk?||Not at risk|