Record Details

NHER Number:31133
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval brickworks


This is the site of a post medieval brickworks, marked on a map of 1843.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 4798 0367
Map Sheet:TG40SE

Full description

Site of brickworks marked on (S1), information from (S2).
Current mapping shows two large pits on site, nothing shown on (S3) except 'land liable to flood'.
E. Rose (NLA) 3 April 1995.

Informant reported that in the 1950s he and other children used to play in 'underground brick tunnels beneath the golf course', a feature presumably associated with this site.
E. Rose (NLA), 21 November 2003.

February 2006. Norfolk NMP.
Two large extractive pits are visible on the aerial photographs (S4) and these are likely to relate to the former brickworks at this location.
S. Massey (NMP), 09 March 2006

Monument Types

  • BRICKWORKS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • EXTRACTIVE PIT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---*Verbal Communication: Anonymous. 2003. [unknown].
<S1>Map: 1843. A Plan of the Parish of Burgh Castle in the County of Suffolk (Tithe Map). 1 inch : 3 chains.
<S2>*Verbal Communication: NIAS. [unknown].
<S3>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1883. First edition six inch map.
<S4>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1945. RAF 106G/UK/930 3038-9 16-OCT-1945 (NMR).

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