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
© Mr John H. Chapman. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Chapman, John H.
Rights Holder: Chapman, John H.
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