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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: BRICK KILN

List entry Number: 1206110

Location

BRICK KILN, EAST QUAY

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetSedgemoorDistrict AuthorityBridgwater

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Jan-1994

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 373878

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 29995 37635

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