Tyne and Wear HER(8588): Washington Ironworks, Cook's Brickyard - Details
Washington Ironworks, Cook's Brickyard
Brick and Tilemaking Site
Manufacturer in 1908 J Cook and Sons; 1908-1966. The Kellett family had a brickyard at the ironworks in 1950, at which time four new kilns were built, amking in all a total of ten Newcastle kilns at the yard. Wire-cut bricks were made here until the yard closed in 1966.
Davison, P J, 1986. Brickworks of the North East, 158, 159 site 14, 161