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Description: Walkers Pottery West Bottle Kiln
Date Listed: 15 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 239942
OS Grid Reference: NY9922365218
OS Grid Coordinates: 399223, 565218
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9816, -2.0137
There is also a scheduled monument, Kilns, Corbridge pottery, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
CORBRIDGE MILKWELL LANE
NY 96 NE
5/181 Walker's Pottery:
West bottle kiln
15.4.69 (previously listed as
GV Old Pottery, Milkwell
Bottle kiln, early C19. Brick in English garden wall bond 3 and 1. Kiln
c. 15 metres high, with opening in raised panel to south west, with timber
lintel under relieving arch of engineering brick; blocked opening to east.
7 courses of white engineering brick 2.5 metres above ground level.
Walker's Pottery operated from the early C19 until c.1914, producing pipes,
tiles and low-grade pottery for agricultural use, as well as bricks. One of
the few remaining examples of a Tyne Valley rural pottery.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Listing NGR: NY9922365218
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Source: English Heritage
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