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Record details

BCC record ID:0571800000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Historical records of brickworks on Copperkins Lane used until 1950, used as storage during the Second World War
Grid Reference:SU 9450 9983
Parish:

AMERSHAM, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • BRICKWORKS (19th Century to Modern - 1800 AD to 1950 AD)
  • MILITARY DEPOT (Modern - 1939 AD to 1945 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

BRICKWORKS KILN (X2) AT NGR (BI1). APPARENTLY IN USE AS A BRICKWORKS UNTIL 1950'S. IN WORLD WAR 2 USED BY ARMY TO STORE VEHICLES. KNOWN AS 'DARLINGTON BRICKWORKS' (BI2). DIRECTORIES GIVE DARLINGTON, GEORGE, BRICK & LIME MANUFACTURER, HIGH ST, AMERSHAM( 1899-1949) PRESUMABLY THE WORKS OFFICE (BI3)

Sources and further reading

<1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1925. OS 1925 1:2500 MAP. 1:2,500.
<2>Bibliographic reference: NASH MR RICHARD TO FARLEY M E FEB 1990.
<3>Bibliographic reference: KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF BUCKS,1899-1926; TOWN & COUNT Y DIRECTORIES LTD,BUCKS,1926 & 1949; AUBREY & CO'.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

Related monuments: none

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council