Record Details

NHER Number:3219
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of pottery kiln and brickworks


This is the site of a pottery kiln and brickworks marked on a map of 1826. It is thought that this kiln ceased commercial activity in the late 19th or early 20th century, although pottery production on a small scale continued longer. The drying shed was standing in 1975.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0220 3115
Map Sheet:TG03SW

Full description

'Pottery and brickworks marked on 1836 one inch Ordnance Survey map (S1).

Pottery taken from drying shed kiln site buldozed 1969/70.
Records of kiln structure in photos Peter Eden and David Yaxley.
Brick kiln - samples in Bridewell.
Last date in directories - working 1872 but Lord Hastings remembers pottery working as a hobby when he (Lord Hastings) was a child.
In NCM. [1]
Pottery from Miss B. Yates.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Miss B. Yates says only drying shed still standing 1975.
E. Rose (NAU).

Interview with foreman in Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society records.
E. Rose (NAU).

Also on Bryant's map 1826 (S2).
E. Rose (NLA), 9 May 2001.

Monument Types

  • BRICK KILN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • BRICKWORKS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • BUILDING (Post Medieval to Late 20th Century - 1540 AD? to 1975 AD?)
  • POTTERY KILN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Post-Medieval. Swanton Novers.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S2>Map: Bryant, A.. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.

Related records - none

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