- Also known as
Norfolk House Pottery
primary name: Norfolk House Pottery
- individual; manufacturer/factory; English
- Life dates
- Church Street, Lambeth, London
- Norfolk House was the name of a delftware pottery operating in Church Street, Lambeth, London between 1680 and 1779. Leading potters were James Barston (1680-93), his widow Elizabeth Barston (1693-1704), her daughter and heir Ann Barston (1704-1721), Jonathan Chilwell III (1721-30), husband of Mary Barston, Ann's younger sister and heir, Joseph Fortee (1730-47), under the executors of Mary Chilwell's estate after 1734, William Jackson (1747-62) and William Chilwell II (who became owner c.1750, 1762-1779). Delftware products manufactured included wall tiles; chargers (e.g. Queen Anne), dishes and plates (e.g. William and Mary); ointment pots and drug jars; punch bowls (e.g. inscribed 'Success to the British Arms', decorated in blue and manganese and powdered manganese); porringers; mugs and cups; candlesticks; chamber pots; salts; and urns.
- B.Bloice & J.Thorn 'London Tin-glazed Pottery - Excavation of an 18th century Delftware Kiln in Lambeth', The London Archaeologist, Vol. I, No.4, 1969, pp 84-88.
B.Bloice 'Norfolk House, Lambeth, Excavations at a Delftware Kiln Site, 1968', Post Medieval Archaeology Vol V, 1971, pp 99-159.
R.Edwards 'London Potters circa 1570-1710', Journal of Ceramic History No. 6 (Stafford, 1974) pp 12-3.
F.Britton 'London Delftware' (London, 1987) pp 52-3 & Appendix II.
K.Tyler, I.Betts and R.Stephenson 'London's delftware industry: the tin-glazed pottery industries of Southwark and Lambeth' London, 2008) pp 93-104.