Monument record WPT 021 - Woolpit Brick Works

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Summary

Site of large brick works shown on first (1880s) and second editions (1904) OS maps (S1) and on 1st ed 1" 1834 OS map (S3); shown to be disused on 1958 OS map (S2).

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 982 621 (408m by 664m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL96SE
Civil Parish WOOLPIT, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Site of large brick works shown on first (1880s) and second editions (1904) OS maps (S1) and on 1st ed 1" 1834 OS map (S3). Shown to be disused on 1958 OS map (S2).
Also listed in (S4) as Kiln Farm. Operated by John Clarke 1783, Robert Wright 1844-1858, George Wright 1864-1865, George & John Wright 1869- 1875, George and Reuben Wright 1879, George & Reuben Wright 1883-1892 and Reuben Wright 1892 (S4).
However, there were up to 4(?) `works' in Woolpit and some confusion may exist over the locations. Note Kiln Farm is the location of the Kiln Lane brickworks to the N, WPT 022.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Map: OS. OS Map. OS, 1:2500 2nd edition map, 1904.
  • <S2> (No record type): OS, 1: 10560 provisional edition map, 1958.
  • <S3> (No record type): OS, map, 1834.
  • <S4> (No record type): Pankhurst Charles, Suffolk Industrial Society Newsletter, 24, December 1988.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 6 2010 4:47PM

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