Bottle Kilns, Corbridge, Northumberland

  • Description

    "After 41 years of hard work under the Trust's management, the bottle kilns – or hovels to give them their proper name – were officially removed from Historic England's Heritage at Risk Register. Unusually elegant for industrial remnants, the kilns date from around 1840 and were part of the Walkers "Fire Brick and Sanitary Tube" Works, being used for the manufacture of bricks, tiles and chimney pots until the business's closure in 1910...."
  • Owner

    Tyne & Wear Building Preservation Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 4 months ago
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