Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update:18/03/2020

Please note that due to the Coronavirus pandemic Dorman Museum and Dressers Tea Room will be closed for the foreseeable future.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause but the health of our residents and staff, especially the vulnerable is of paramount importance and we must do everything we can to slow the spread of Coronavirus.


Linthorpe Art Pottery

There are 1,060 items in the Linthorpe Pottery collection representing around 465 of the 2,350 different designs thought to have been produced during the pottery’s ten year history.

Around 150 of these items bear the impressed signature of the designer Christopher Dresser. An additional collection of 40 items was transferred from Darlington Museum.

Full details about our Linthorpe collection can be found in the Galleries Pages.


Linthorpe Pottery

Linthorpe Pottery