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Brick Kiln

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bridgwater, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1337 / 51°8'1"N

Longitude: -3.0019 / 3°0'6"W

OS Eastings: 329995

OS Northings: 137635

OS Grid: ST299376

Mapcode National: GBR M5.8WV8

Mapcode Global: VH7DH.XRDS

Entry Name: Brick Kiln

Listing Date: 31 January 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206110

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373878

Location: Bridgwater, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA6

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Bridgwater

Built-Up Area: Bridgwater

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


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

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