Ceramic ashtray, CCPR Lilleshall

Made:
Burslem
maker:
Dunn, Bennett and Company Limited

Ashtray, ceramic, 'CCPR Lilleshall', made by Dunn Bennett & Co, blue.

This ashtray depicts Lilleshall Hall, which was completed in 1831 as a Hunting Lodge and family retreat for the Duke of Sutherland, designed by the architect Sir John Wyattville.

CCPR stands for the Central Council of Physical Recreation, who opened a National Recreation Centre at Lilleshall in 1951. It is still a National Sports Centre housing training grounds for Great Britain's leading sportsmen and women.

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Details

Category:
Passenger Comforts
Object Number:
1997-8488
type:
ashtray
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Pearce-Higgins, Selwyn

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