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Record details

BCC record ID:0417400000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Historical records of eighteenth to nineteenth century pottery kiln and brick and tile-works
Grid Reference:SP 7141 3812
Parish:

AKELEY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • BRICKWORKS (18th Century to 19th Century - 1700 AD to 1899 AD)
  • POTTERY KILN (18th Century to 19th Century - 1700 AD to 1899 AD)
  • TILE WORKS (18th Century to 19th Century - 1700 AD to 1899 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Unclassified

Full description

POTTERY HOOK CLOSE MENTIONED EARLY C18 (B1). RECORDS EXIST OF 3 BRICKMAKE-RS (1841), AGRICULTURAL WORKER/BRICKMAKER (1861), POTTER/FARMER (1877-1911)(B7,B1). BRICKWORKS WERE SE OF POTTERY (B1). BRICK & POTTERY INDUSTRY CLOSED DUE TO COMPETITION & LACK OF RAILWAY FACILITIES (B4). NGR - WORKS CENTRE (B2).
'CLAY PIT' SHOWN ON 6IN OS 1ST EDITION (BUCKS SHEET 13, SURVEYED 1880); 25IN OS 1ST EDITION (BUCKS SHEET 13.3, SURVEYED 1880); 6IN OS (REVISED 1930S); 1:10,000 OS (SURVEYED 1976) [B8]

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF BUCKS (1877-1911).
<2>Bibliographic reference: OS 1880/85 6IN (1:10560) (1ST EDN).
<3>Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 4 P144.
<4>Bibliographic reference: TURNER REV J MAURICE NOTES FROM THE ANNALS OF AKELEY (REPRINTED FROM THE BUCKINGHAM ADVERTISER & FRE.
<5>Bibliographic reference: HURMAN B & WATERTON D 1980 (JAN) FIELD VISIT (REPORT ON CAS FILE).
<6>Verbal communication: HURMAN B & GREENWAY E C 1980 (MARCH) PERS COMM.
<7>Bibliographic reference: CENSUS RETURNS 1841 & 1861 MICROFILM COPY AT BUCKS CO LIBRARY; MRS B HUR-MAN RESEARCHED THE INFORMAT.
<8>Unpublished document: CMAG. 1980(?)-2001. Mineral Extraction Sites in Buckinghamshire. D1006

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC13549:

Related monuments

Reports

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