Tyne and Wear HER(8501): Stargate Brickworks - Details
Brick and Tilemaking Site
The brickyard at Stargate is recorded in 1874, when it had four kilns. The bricks were marked S.C.C. and mainly used in the Company’s pits and workmen’s cottages, with special firebricks going to Addison coke ovens. Manufacturer at Stargate Colliery from 1875-1926 was the Stella Coal Company. 19th/20th Century Brickworks; 1875-1930. Source: Davison, P J, 1986. Brickworks of the North East, 86, 87 site 5, 98.
P.J. Davison, 1986, Brickworks of the North East, pp 86-87, site 5 and p 98