Tyne and Wear HER(3957): Throckley, Brick and Tile Works - Details
Throckley, Brick and Tile Works
Brick and Tilemaking Site
Throckley Brick and Tile Works is shown at this location on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey plan, and marked as Throckley Firebrick and Clay Retort Works on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey plan. The plant has been thoroughly modernised, but an old chimney remains.
<< HER 3957 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1865, 6 inch scale, Northumberland 87 Tyne and Wear Industrial Monuments Trust, Newburn Plan Area; Davison, P J, 1986. Brickworks of the North East, 86, 87 site 2, 97; Charles Maughan, 1979, The Last Dandy Cart, in Tyne and Tweed, Spring 1979