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Record details

BCC record ID:0203200000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Eighteenth to twentieth century records of tile and brickworks on Amersham Common
Grid Reference:SU 99200 97300
Parish:

AMERSHAM, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • BRICKWORKS (18th Century to Modern - 1763 AD to 1903 AD)
  • TILE WORKS (18th Century to Modern - 1763 AD to 1903 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

EARLIEST MENTION 1763 ESTATE MAP (B2), THE BRICKWORKS ON AMERSHAM COMMON CAN BE RELATED TO VARIOUS DIRECTORY ENTRIES (B3-6). OWNED BY ANDREW FAMILY AND LATER BY SMITHS. LAST MENTION 1903. SITE ON MAP AND OWNERS CONNECTED (B10). SEE ALSO TILE FINDS (OO:00 1) AND CHALK MINE (01:000).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: BCM CAS RECORD CARD 2032.
<2>Map: AMERSHAM ESTATE MAP 1763 (AT BUCKS RECORD OFFICE, REF: MA/4/2T).
<3>Bibliographic reference: Pigot and Co.. 1830. NATIONAL COMMERCIAL DIRECTORY OF BUCKS.
<4>Bibliographic reference: Pigot and Co.. 1842. ROYAL NATIONAL AND COMMERCIAL DIRECTORY OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE.
<5>Bibliographic reference: MUSSON AND CRAVEN 1853 COMMERCIAL DIRECTORY OF THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM-SHIRE.
<6>Bibliographic reference: KELLYS DIRECTORY OF BUCKS 1883-1903..
<7>Map: OS 1883 SIX-INCH MAP (1ST EDN).
<8>Bibliographic reference: MRS M A MONTGOMERY, AUGUST 1978 (LETTER FILED IN CAS ENVELOPE FILE 2032).
<9>Bibliographic reference: REPORT OF H.M.INSPECTOR OF MINES (INFORMATION FROM MR A.PEARMAN, CHELSEA SPELEO SOC. 24 SIDNEY RD, B.
<10>Bibliographic reference: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE COUNTY MUSEUM 1980 GAZETEER OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE BRICKYARD-S 1800-1980, P5, AMERSHAM N.
<11>Bibliographic reference: PIKE A 1995 GAZETTEER OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE BRICKYARDS (2ND EDN) P11.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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