Tyne and Wear HER(17179): Heaton, Iris Brickworks clay pit - Details
Heaton, Iris Brickworks clay pit
Clay Extraction Site
Clay pit associated with Standard Brick Company (1903) and later Iris Brick Works (HER 17178). Bricks used in the development of Heaton between 1903-1916 (Simonside Terrace, Wharton Terrace, Trewitt Road, Tosson Terrace, Cartington Terrace and south side of Biddlestone Road).
Turnbull, L, 2015, A Celebration of our Mining Heritage; Third Edition Ordnance Survey Plan, 1916