Record Details

NHER Number:14002
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval tile kiln


The site of a post medieval tile kiln, destroyed in about 1940. The site is now a cultivated field.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 8696 8522
Map Sheet:TL88NE

Full description

'Pot kiln' marked on (S1) just west of The Lodge; not on (S2) (1797) or (S3) (1826).
Information from NCM.

4 July 1979. Visit.
Exact location (buildings marked on Ordnance Survey) given by farmer.
He says despite the name this was a kiln for making pantiles. It had an underground chamber formed of bricks set on end and brick walls with a building over the top.
It was destroyed in about 1940 and site is now a ploughed field.

Monument Types

  • TILE 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>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S2>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S3>Map: Bryant, A.. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.

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