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Cowen's Brickworks, Blaydon Burn


Blaydon Burn (area)
from Geograph (geograph)
Cowen firebrick and iron slag, Blaydon Burn

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Geograph (geograph)
Detail of former reservoir wall, Blaydon Burn

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Geograph (geograph)
'Cowen M England' firebrick, Close House

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
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The Cowen Brick - probably the best brick in the world.
- "As with the well known lager advert the title caption may be tongue in cheek but in the case of Joseph Cowen's fire bricks (and industrial gas retorts) it ...

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Simon Cotterill
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Tyne and Wear HER(3434): Blaydon Burn, Cowen's Lower Brickworks
- "Brickworks were established here in 18th century and fireclay is thought to have been mined here even earlier. About 1819 Joseph Cowen, the first Chairman of the River Tyne Improvement ...

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Tyne and Wear HER(1646): Blaydon Burn, Cowens Upper Brickworks
- "ocal clay was used for the manufacture of bricks in Cowen's two brickworks. The upper brickworks closed some time ago but the lower works (HER ref. 3434) continues production ...

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from Geograph (geograph)
Works, Long Ridge Road, Blaydon Burn

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Flickr (flickr)
Cowen firebrick

Pinned by Paul Appleby

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