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Description: Brick Kiln
Date Listed: 6 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 352235
OS Grid Reference: SK4602541130
OS Grid Coordinates: 446025, 341130
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9656, -1.3162
PARISH OF ILKESTON DERBY ROAD
SK 44 SE
3/32 (South Side)
Brick kiln at the former Oakwell brickworks. Built between 1900
and 1913, a kiln of the Hoffman type. Pink brick with
corrugated iron roof of segmental profile, surmounted by a
narrow slightly raised semi-circular canopy with open ends.
Rectangular in plan with rounded ends. The walls taper inwards.
Two tiers of openings. The lower tier consists of fourteen
round-headed entrances to the two parallel segment vaulted
furnaces, which connect at the rounded ends. The upper tier of
openings comprises ten square openings; on the south side the
wall has partially collapsed around one opening. The upper
openings have chamfered sills. The Oakwell brickworks began
production c1879 and ceased production in the 1960s.
Listing NGR: SK4602541130
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Source: English Heritage
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