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5001


Sunderland


Fencehouses, Earl of Durham's Brick and Tile Works


Fencehouses


NZ35SW


Industrial


Brick and Tilemaking Site


Brick and Tile Works


Early Modern


C19


Documentary Evidence


A tile works and clay pit were established to the north of Bournmoor Colliery (HER 4996) around 1854. There was a three fingered spoil heap to the east of the tile works. By 1895 a firebrick works had been established on the west side of the coke works (HER 4999) and the tile works had expanded to become a brick and tile works and a further kiln had been added. The spoil heap had grown considerably to cover the earlier clay pit. By 1940 the brick and tile works had been modified.


3187


5106


NZ31875106



<< HER 5001 >> Lancaster University, 1999, Lambton Cokeworks, Sunderland Northern Archaeological Associates, 2001, Sunderland Central Route, Multi Modal Study, Cultural Heritage Chapter PLB Consulting Ltd, 1998, Wooden Wagonway at Lambton Cokeworks Bullen Consultants, 2003, Lambton Coke Works, Archaeological Assessment

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