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WETHERIGGS POTTERY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WETHERIGGS POTTERY

List entry Number: 1145365

Location

WETHERIGGS POTTERY

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Clifton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Sep-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 74236

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History

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Details

NY 52 NE CLIFTON WETHERIGGS

10/32 Wetheriggs Pottery

II

Kiln, workshops, drying shed, kiln room, steam house and blunger. 1855 as a brick and tileworks for the Brougham estate. Red brick walls, under pantile roofs with stone and brick chimney stacks. Single-storey buildings arranged in U-shape around a small courtyard, with attached steam house and blunger. Bee-hive kiln is within square brick building with plank doors. Adjoining long workshops have plank doors and casement windows. Right-angled range is divided into open-sided drying shed and enclosed kiln room. Rear steam house has plank doors and round-arched casement windows; tall square chimney stack. Adjoining blunger is a circular brick-lined pit with central pivoted paddle for mixing clay and water, powered by the steam engine in the steam house. A working pottery which continued using old methods of production until the mid C20. Now reopened as a working pottery, to which the public are admitted, preserving original machinery and traditional designs, but electrically fired kiln. See guide book, Wetheriggs Country Pottery, 1984. The present shop and house are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NY5547426281

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Wetheriggs Country Pottery, (1984)

National Grid Reference: NY 55474 26281

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