Record Details

NHER Number:10764
Type of record:Monument
Name:18th to 19th century brick kiln site

Summary

Workmen cutting drains in 1964 discovered a late 18th to early 19th century brick kiln site. Although too little was exposed to determine the plan or size of the structure, the kiln was thought to have only one chamber. There was much debris of brick and tile surrounding the structure.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 2218 8922
Map Sheet:TM28NW
Parish:SHELTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1964. In cutting land drains workmen cut through late 18th to early 19th century brick kiln site. [1]
Too little was exposed to determine plan or size of structure but kiln probably of one chamber only. Kiln arch seen. Much debris around.
Bricks and tiles gone to NCM. [2]
E. B. Green (NCM).

Monument Types

  • BRICK KILN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRICK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Post-Medieval. Shelton.

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