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© Mr John H. Sparkes

IoE Number: 373878
Location: BRICK KILN, EAST QUAY (east side)
  BRIDGWATER, SEDGEMOOR, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr John H. Sparkes
Date Photographed: 04 April 2007
Date listed: 31 January 1994
Date of last amendment: 31 January 1994
Grade II*

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BRIDGWATERST2937EAST QUAY736-1/5/61(East side)

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).

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