Record Details

NHER Number:9279
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval brickworks

Summary

This is the site of a post medieval brickworks. A kiln and foundations survive at this location and a second kiln may survive close by.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1272 0576
Map Sheet:TG10NW
Parish:GREAT MELTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

February 1978. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society survey.
Brick kiln and works. Pug mill removed to Gressenhall 1979. Wash pit with horse operated 'harrows'; moulding and drying shed foundations.
Bricks stamped HEL 1964-88, EEL 1890, EHEL 1892-1937.
Kiln on Ordnance Survey (S1) may have had brick lining now removed.
In 1885 there was another kiln to northeast (S2), now in wood.
E. Rose (NAU).

See NIAS records (S3)
W. Arnold (HES) 06/12/2010

Monument Types

  • BRICK KILN (Post Medieval to Modern - 1883 AD to 1937 AD)
  • BRICK KILN (Post Medieval to Modern - 1883 AD to 1937 AD)
  • BRICKWORKS (Post Medieval to Modern - 1883 AD to 1937 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in serial: 1978. Great Melton Brickworks.. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Newsletter. March.
---Article in serial: 1979. Great Melton Brickworks.. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Newsletter. March.
---Fiche: Exists.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey, First Edition, 6 Inch. 1879-1886. Ordnance Survey 1st Edition 6 inch map..
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1880. First edition six inch map.
<S3>Archive: NIAS. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Records.

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