The Old Forge Pottery The Old Forge Pottery The Old Forge Pottery in Durrants Road made a wide range of pottery in the studio and sold it in their small shop. It closed in the 1990s when the owner, Harry Clarke, retired. It is now a private residence. The Old Forge PotteryHarry Clarke in his studio at Old Forge Pottery GobletsSoup BowlsCasseroleSoup BowlsFruit BowlCasseroleFruit BowlEvery child at St John’s Primary School received a commemorative mug to celebrate the new school being open for 10 years. The Old Forge Pottery made the mugs with the winning design by one of the children.