Site of Midlands Works: Brick, Terracotta and Sanitary Pipes, Tamworth Road, Polesworth
The site of terracotta, brick and sanitary pipe factory situated on the southern side of Tamworth Road, Polesworth.
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