Despite the title of this work, the view is actually taken from Coalport looking south over the river to Jackfield.

Behind Jackfield Church, the former Craven Dunnill tile works can be seen, in which Ironbridge Gorge Museum's Jackfield Tile Museum is now located. Piper visited the area with John Betjeman when preparing text and copy for 'A Shell Guide to Shropshire' in 1951. This work was purchased with an Art Fund grant and additional support from Robert Holden and the assistance of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

Provenance

This work has been vetted by the Art Loss Register and LSAD database in 2007.


Jackfield Tile Museum

Jackfield, Telford, Shropshire, TF8 7LJ
01952 433424
Website

Opening times

Mid-March - early-Oct: Mon – Sun, 10am – 4pm
Early-Oct - mid-March: Tues - Sun, 10am - 4pm
Closed 24 – 25 Dec and 1 Jan

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