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Monument record MDR13555 - Kings Street Brickworks (west), Kings Street, Duffield

Type and Period (2)

  • (Victorian - 1875 AD to 1899 AD)
  • (Victorian - 1875 AD to 1899 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Samuel Jennings and Son ran a brickyard and claypit on the west side of King Street, making bricks and tiles in the last quarter of the 19th century. It had a siding off the Wirksworth branch railway. Later, Owen Smedley may have taken over this enterprise. (1) There is a brick works and clay pit situated to the west of King Street on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880. (2) The 2nd edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1900 shows no evidence of the brick yard, the clay pit excavations can be seen as an earthwork but that is all. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Thomas, I (National Stone Centre). 2012. The Lower Derwent Valley: The Exploitation and Use of Historic Building Materials. p 24.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).



Grid reference Centred SK 3391 4384 (132m by 132m)

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Record last edited

Aug 8 2016 5:13PM

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