Monument record M524 - Wilford Brickyard and Clay Pits (now West Bridgford)


BRICKWORKS (Georgian to Late 20th Century); CLAY PIT (Georgian to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference SK 57000 35600 (point)
Map sheet SK53NE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish West Bridgford, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Wilford Brick Works. (1)
One brick kiln - c 100ft x 40ft. 2 brick drying sheds - c 100ft x 60ft and 60ft x 40ft, 6ft high. One brick plant, original extent unknown, part has fallen down. 3 chimneys. Clay pit being partially filled in. Whole building area contained in a rectangle c 100ft x 150ft. Condition bad, parts have already fallen down through disuse (15/07/1968). (2)
Now a new factory has been built over this site (1979).

<1> OS, 1914, 1:2500, County Series 1914 (Map). SNT1023.

Other Refs: 42/14

<2> CBA, Industrial Survey (Published document). SNT184.

Other Refs: IA4 87/1

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Map: OS. 1914. 1:2500, County Series 1914.
  • <2> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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