BRICK KILN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1206110
Date first listed:
31-Jan-1994
Statutory Address:
BRICK KILN, EAST QUAY

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Location

Statutory Address:
BRICK KILN, EAST QUAY

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Sedgemoor (District Authority)
Parish:
Bridgwater
National Grid Reference:
ST 29995 37635

Details

BRIDGWATER

ST2937 EAST QUAY 736-1/5/61 (East side) Brick kiln

II*

Pinnacle kiln. C19. Brick with wrought-iron bands. Conical structure with low lean-to buildings surrounding it. INTERIOR: baffle wall added later to convert to a down-draft system. History: an important remnant of a vast C19 industry supplying ornamental bricks, terracotta architectural ornaments and many variations of the pantile, known as Bridgwater tiles, which were exported, often as ballast, all over the world. (Buchanan C A: Guide to Industrial Archaeology of Central Southern England: London: 1980-: 118).

Listing NGR: ST2999537635

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
373878
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Buchanan, , Buchanan, , Batsford Guide to Industrial Archaeology Central Southern England, (1980), 118

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 04 Apr 2007
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