Site of Brick/Tile Works at Wedgnock Rifle Range

Description of this historic site

The site of a possible brickworks dating to the Imperial period. An eighteenth century tithe map marks a brick kiln close at a location to the east of Wedgnock Rifle Range.

Notes about this historic site

1 Brick Kiln Close marked. Field names come from Tithe Apportionment map 1748.
2 This document could not be located in the County Record Office, but an 1822 Award (without plan) mentions Brick Kiln Close. The site is now a wooded area, part of a rifle range, and no trace of a brick/tile works could be found.

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