Tyne and Wear HER(8603): Washington, Washington Station Brickworks, J C Blythe's yard - Details
Washington, Washington Station Brickworks, J C Blythe's yard
Brick and Tilemaking Site
1898-1979 The main brickyard of Blythe and Sons, established by J C Blythe in 1898. During the 1950s the yard produced an average 200,000 bricks per week, mostly facing bricks. They were burned in 17 Newcastle kilns.
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