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Monument record MDR6991 - Former brick and pipe works, Swainspark, Overseal

Type and Period (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

There is a brick works situated here on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880. It is labelled as a brick and pipe works on the 2nd edition 25" OS map of c. 1900. There is also a clay pit depicted as earthworks. (1-3) The works are still present on the 1:10000 OS map of 1976, but the clay pit is not depicted. (4) Now a food processing plant largely in original works buildings, though no kilns survive [1995]. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1976. 1:10000.
  • <5> Index: RCHME. 1995. New National Forest Survey: 921543. 921543. pp 250-1.



Grid reference Centred SK 2971 1695 (263m by 302m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3487

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Record last edited

Jan 12 2015 10:56AM

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