Record Details

NHER Number:29180
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval brickworks at Maralinga


The brickworks and a house are shown on the 1st edition 25 inch Ordnance Survey map made in 1883. The house (now called Maralinga) is still there but the brickworks no longer exists.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3913 2539
Map Sheet:TG32NE

Full description

Brick works with kiln shown on (S1) but gone by (S2). House now called 'Maralinga' shown on (S1) and may be connected
with the yard. Copies of maps in file for NHER 16974.
E. Rose (NLA), 28 August 1992.

April 2008. (S3) reports that he remembers seeing as a young boy several brick kilns like large cones and that they produced really good bricks.
D. Gurney (NLA), 29 April 2008

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1883. Ordnance Survey 25 inch 1st edition.
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-7. Ordnance Survey 25 inch 2nd edition (revised 1902-7).
<S3>*Verbal Communication: Canon Peter Nicholson. 2008. [unknown].

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