Monument record M2603 - Clay pit, Blidworth


CLAY PIT? (Georgian to First World War)


Grid reference SK 58399 56899 (point)
Map sheet SK55NE
District Newark
Civil Parish Blidworth, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

NW of Blidworth on W side of road leading up the main A617 road via Rainworth Lodge. A long narrow wood marks the area from which clay was extracted. The names "Brick Kiln End" and "Brick Kiln Hill" can be seen on (2). (1)
Wood is not present on (3), present on (4), gone on (5).
Grid ref centred, (1) gives SK 585573.
See L2576 for earthworks, L2597 for place name (Brick Kiln Hill).

<1> Smith DM, 1965, The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands, p 235 (Published document). SNT1304.

<2> OS, Undated, 1in (Map). SNT1083.

<3> Sanderson G, 1835, 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in (Map). SNT48.

<4> OS, 1915, 1:2500, County Series 1915 (Map). SNT1024.

Other Refs: 28/10

<5> OS, 1972, 1:10560 1972 (Map). SNT1012.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Published document: Smith DM. 1965. The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands. p 235.
  • <2> Map: OS. Undated. 1in.
  • <3> Map: Sanderson G. 1835. 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in.
  • <4> Map: OS. 1915. 1:2500, County Series 1915.
  • <5> Map: OS. 1972. 1:10560 1972.

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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