Record Details

NHER Number:15581
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of brick kilns

Summary

Brick kilns are marked on Faden's map of 1797 at this site and the Blofield enclosure map calls this area Brick Kiln Close. It may be linked to the tile filled features in nearby NHER 31842.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 333 089
Map Sheet:TG30NW
Parish:BLOFIELD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

South of Bay Bridge.
Site of brick kilns marked on (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 20 December 1979.

Brick Kiln Close on (S2).

Letter from lady living opposite in 1897 enquiring what were the large numbers of pink-brick foundations in this field, seen by NARG member.
E. Rose (NAU), 19 February 1981.

See NHER 31842 for features filled with tile seen in adjacent field, possibly connected with this site.
E.Rose (NLA), 8 December 1995.

Monument Types

  • BRICK KILN (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.
<S2>Map: Blofield Enclosure Map.

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