Record Details

NHER Number:12336
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval brickworks


According to Ordnance Survey maps a post medieval brickworks existed here. A visit to the site found in 1977 found it had been disused for a long time although a single large 19th century cottage survived on site. By 1836 the area was marked on maps as a ‘brickground'.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 184 378
Map Sheet:TG13NE

Full description

'Brick works' marked on Ordnance Survey.
Obviously not in use for many years: mostly grassed over; some water-filled pits.
One building survives, a large cottage, apparently late 19th century.
Visited by E. Rose (NAU) 17 March 1977.

(S1) marks a lime kiln on this site.
But by the 1st edition of the 1in Ordnance Survey map 1836 it had become a 'brickground'.

Monument Types

  • BRICKWORKS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • LIME KILN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PIT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.

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