Site of Midlands Works: Brick, Terracotta and Sanitary Pipes, Tamworth Road, Polesworth

Description of this historic site

The site of terracotta, brick and sanitary pipe factory situated on the southern side of Tamworth Road, Polesworth.

Notes about this historic site

1 Pipe yard by canal. One chimney dated 1813. In 1927 there were three kilns. Demolished pre-1965. Site now being landscaped.
2 ‘The site is now a black gaping hole in the landscape.’
3 The works are annotated as ‘Midlands Works (Brick, Terra Cotta & Sanitary Pipe)’ on the 1st edition 1″ map c. 1880. Extract held in FI File 217

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