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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206110
English Heritage Legacy ID: 373878
Location: Bridgwater, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA6
Civil Parish: Bridgwater
Built-Up Area: Bridgwater
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST2937 EAST QUAY
736-1/5/61 (East side)
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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