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Latitude: 51.249 / 51°14'56"N
Longitude: -0.2714 / 0°16'16"W
OS Eastings: 520742
OS Northings: 151402
OS Grid: TQ207514
Mapcode National: GBR HGD.Q5R
Mapcode Global: VHGS2.7VWW
Entry Name: Hoffman Kiln at Betchworth Pits Tq20755140
Listing Date: 21 January 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1028781
English Heritage Legacy ID: 290127
Location: Betchworth, Mole Valley, Surrey, RH3
District: Mole Valley
Civil Parish: Betchworth
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Betchworth St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
BETCHWORTH C.P. STATION ROAD
4/18 "Hoffman" Kiln at
21/1/86 Betchworth Pits.
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: TQ2074251401
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