Monument record M2311 - Pottery Kilns in Eastwood


POTTERY KILN (Victorian to Edwardian)


Grid reference SK 47399 47100 (point)
Map sheet SK44NE
District Broxtowe
Civil Parish Eastwood, Broxtowe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Pottery kilns. Business commenced sometime in 1880, by Frank and William Mellor, later joined by their grandfather and became Mellor, Jepson and Mellor. The pottery originally had 3 kilns and 2 were added later. Main products were 1/2 pint ginger beer bottles, ink pots, vinegar bottles, some flower vases and bottles for shoe blacking. In 1891 the business was taken over by Brown's of Denby. The pottery was gutted by fire on 27/06/1893, production resumed in August. Business diminished due to lack of demand, and last bottles were made a Eastwood 21/08/1908. Demolished about 1909/10. Several examples (of products) have been excavated from spoil tip. (--/10/1968). (1)

<1> CBA, Industrial Survey (Published document). SNT184.

Other Refs: IA4 24/1

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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