Record Details

NHER Number:3413
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Bawsey Brickworks


This is the site of a post medieval brickworks that closed in 1942.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6803 1961
Map Sheet:TF61NE

Full description

Bawsey Brickworks.
Old brickyard.
Closed down in 1942. One horse had operated the clay sled, mixer, and the well draw! Traces of a railway connection still visible
Information from (S1).
E. Rose (NAU).

June 1981. Visit.
Apparently now used as a woodyard, close inspection was not possible.
E. Rose (NAU) 17 June 1981.

September 2007. ALSF NHER Enhancement Sub-Unit D.
The brickworks were linked to the Leziate Quarry Tramway (NHER 13582).
M. Dennis (NLA) 20 September 2007.

Monument Types

  • BRICKWORKS (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.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Post-Medieval. Leziate.
<S1>Archive: NIAS. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Records.

Related records

13582Related to: Route of Leziate Quarry Tramway (Monument)

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