Record Details

NHER Number:30635
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval brickworks

Summary

According to 1907 Ordnance Survey maps a large brickworks with numerous brick kilns and drying sheds was situated here. In 1997, a single medieval coin was recovered here by chance.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 303 064
Map Sheet:TG30NW
Parish:SURLINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Site of brickworks.
Very large brickworks shown on 1907 25in Ordnance Survey, with parallel drying sheds, and bank of kilns to north. Buildings shown on 1975 1:10,000 Ordnance Survey do not appear on the 1907 map except perhaps for the cottages against the road. Cut to river may suggest waterborne trade.
E. Rose (NLA) 2 June 1994.

1997. Casual find at location [1].
Medieval coin.
See list in file.
V. Fryer (NCM) 3 July 1997.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902 to 1907. Ordnance Survey second edition 25 inch. 25" to 1'.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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