Tyne and Wear HER(8503): Jarrow, Gateshead Road Brickworks - Details
Jarrow, Gateshead Road Brickworks
Brick and Tilemaking Site
In 1890, 55 people were employed. There were eight Newcastle kilns and an average 120,000 bricks were produced per week. Drying sheds varied in size from 40 to 50 yards long and 15 yards wide. Source: Davison, P J, 1986. Brickworks of the North East, 122 site ?, 126.
P.J. Davison, 1986, Brickworks of the North East, p 122 and 126