Record Details

NHER Number:3414
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Leziate Brickworks, Fairways


The brickworks, shown on an Ordnance Survey map of 1883, finished production in the 1920s. An engine house remains on the site, which had a wire-hauled railway connecting the pits to the brickyard.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 684 191
Map Sheet:TF61NE

Full description

Now gardens of Fairways, the rear portions of this house were built in 1931 with the last load of bricks produced in 1927. Only one engine house remains, used as garage (said to have metal plaque, not seen), and overgrown pits. Railway from pits to yard was wire hauled.
Visited by E. Rose (NAU) 17 June 1981.

Monument Types

  • BRICKWORKS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ENGINE HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • RAILWAY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Ordnance Survey. 1883. First edition six inch map.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Post-Medieval. Leziate.

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