Monument record BRD 072 - Gashouse Drove; Gasholder Station; Gas House
Please read our guidance about the use of Suffolk Historic Environment Record data.
|Grid reference||Centred TL 7887 8657 (67m by 78m) (Centred on)|
|Civil Parish||BRANDON, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
Brandon gas works.
1883: `Gas works have been erected by a local company and the town has, since the commencement of 1869, been lighted with gas' (S1). Two gas holding tanks, circa 40 feet (circa 12m) in diameter still in existence on 1976 and 1981 maps (S2)(S3), although three shown on 1959 map (S3), `gashouse' to N.
1997: No remains of gasholding tanks or 'gashouse' survive (above ground) on site (S4).
- <S1> SSF10182 (No record type): Kelly's directory of Suffolk, 1883, 819.
- <S2> SSF50026 Map: OS. OS Map. OS, 1:2500 map, TL 7886-7986, 1976.
- <S3> SSF12579 (No record type): OS, 1:10560 & 1:10000 maps, TL 78 NE, 1959 & 1981.
- <S4> SSF50006 Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Site Report. SAU, Pendleton C, Site Visit, 1997.
- None recorded
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Events/Activities (1)
Record last edited
Apr 24 1990 12:00AM