Hoffman Kiln At Betchworth Pits Tq20755140

Date:
26 Aug 1999
Location:
Hoffman Kiln At Betchworth Pits Tq20755140, Station Road, Betchworth, Mole Valley, Surrey
Reference:
IOE01/00089/07
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

BETCHWORTH C.P. STATION ROAD TQ 25SW 4/18 "Hoffman" Kiln at 21/1/86 Betchworth Pits.

TQ20755140 GV II

Hoffman kiln. Built c.1867 by the Brockham Brick Company in connection with its lime quarrying activities. Brown brick tower approximately 110 feet high.

Rectangular plan, tapering towards the top with iron bands to bind the topmost courses of brick. Arched entrance to the southern side almost obscured by foliage, the former oven now filled with debris. Part of a good group of industrial buildings, the kiln was last used in 1901.

SURREY HISTORY I 3 (1975) "Stone Mining in East Surrey" by P. W. Sowan pp83-94.

Records for the Brockham Brick Company can be found at Surrey County Record Office.

Listing NGR: TQ2075051400

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Chapman_John H. IOE Records for Chapman, John H.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr John H. Chapman. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Chapman, John H.

Rights Holder: Chapman, John H.

Keywords

Brick, Victorian Lime Kiln, Industrial, Agricultural Chemical Site, Chemical Production Site, Chemical Industry Site, Kiln, Hoffmann Kiln, Monument <By Form>, Brick Kiln, Brick And Tilemaking Site, Mineral Product Site