Record Details

NHER Number:15982
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval brick kiln

Summary

This is the site of a post medieval brick kiln marked as such on old maps and still extant.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 3592 9339
Map Sheet:TM39SE
Parish:ELLINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

South of Brick Kiln Road and Old Brick Kiln Cottages on (S1).
Site of brick kiln, marked on (S2).

1978.
Cottages gone, field levelled.
E. Rose (NAU), 28 March 1980.

[1] informed A. Rogerson (NLA) there was a brick kiln in a pit two fields further west (TM 353 934a) but the information was vague and may be a confusion.
See (S3).
E. Rose (NLA), 7 July 1997.

Site Visit October 2012.
The kiln remains extant, entirely below ground and now covered for safety. The remains comprise a circular brick lined pit with a square top c. 1 m across.
K. Powell (HES), 18 March 2015

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Bryant, A.. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 39 SE 22.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey, First Edition, 6 Inch. 1879-1886. Ordnance Survey 1st Edition 6 inch map..
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S3>Map: Finder's Map..

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