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Record details

BCC record ID:0203900000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Historical records of eighteenth to twentieth century tile and brickworks at Frog Hall Kiln
Grid Reference:SU 97680 94200
Parish:

AMERSHAM, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • BRICKWORKS (18th Century to Modern - 1783 AD to 1978 AD)
  • TILE WORKS (18th Century to Modern - 1783 AD to 1978 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

FROG HALL KILN, AMERSHAM, BUILT 1783 (B11), IN KIRBY FAMILY UP TO 1978 (B11). SURVEYS OF WORKS IN 1977 SHOWED SCOTCH KILN, MAKING SHEDS, PUG MILL (1932) AND PITS (B11). PRINCIPAL PRODUCT TILES FOR BAKERS OVENS IN C19 UP TO 1953 (B7,11), THEN BRICKS MAIN PRODUCT. CLOSED 1978 (SEE B8-12).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: BCM CAS RECORD CARD 2039.
<2>Bibliographic reference: MUSSON AND CRAVEN 1853 COMMERCIAL DIRECTORY OF BUCKINGHAM.
<3>Bibliographic reference: KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF BUCKS 1864-1939.
<4>Bibliographic reference: CASSEY E AND CO. 1865 HISTORY AND DIRECTORY OF BUCKS..
<5>Bibliographic reference: HARROD J G AND CO. 1876 ROYAL COUNTY DIRECTORY OF BUCKS.
<6>Map: OS 1878-1883 6 INCH MAP (1ST EDN).
<7>Bibliographic reference: MEMOIRS OF THE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1922 EXPLANATION OF SHEET 255 (BEACONS-FIELD AREA) P46..
<8>Bibliographic reference: MILLN J J SURVEY FOR BCM JULY 1977 (FILED IN CAS ENVELOPE FILE 2039 AND DRAWINGS IN SITE DATA HANGIN.
<9>Bibliographic reference: WOODFIELD P (M.K.D.C.) SURVEY, AUGUST 1977 (FILED IN CAS ENVELOPE FILE 2039 AND DRAWINGS IN SITE DA.
<10>Bibliographic reference: MAJOR J K REPORT ON WORKS, DECEMBER 1977 (FILED IN CAS ENVELOPE FILE 2039).
<11>Bibliographic reference: EWLES R J (BCM) TAPE RECORDING OF INFORMATION FROM MR J KIRBY AND MR K KIRBY, 1976-1978 (BCM TAPE N.
<12>Bibliographic reference: PHOTOGRAPHS, BCM NEGATIVE FILE A1/10.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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