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Monument record MDR7254 - Brickyard (site of), Melbourne Common, Melbourne

Type and Period (2)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1750 AD? to 1850 AD?)
  • ? (Georgian to Victorian - 1750 AD? to 1850 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A brickyard is named on the 1st ed. 1" OS map of 1836 at approximately SK 371 245, with a building or row of buildings possibly associated with it at the north-eastern end of Bog Lane. (1) On the 1887 map the brickyard is not named and had probably gone out of use by that time although the buildings are still shown and hachures on the map, as well as two small ponds, suggest that evidence for clay extraction was evident. (2) No remains of the brick yard were seen in 1995. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1836. One Inch First Edition map, sheet 71 first issued 1836, later revisions (David and Charles reprint sheet 35). 1inch : 1mile.
  • <2> Map: OS. 1887. Sheet Derbys LVIII SW/Leics IX SW. 1:10560.
  • <3> Map: OS. 1970. OS 1:10560.



Grid reference Centred SK 372 245 (184m by 150m)

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Record last edited

Jan 31 2011 10:20AM

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