Site of Post Medieval Brickworks to N of House

Description of this historic site

The site of a brickworks, where bricks were made during the Post Medieval period. The site was located 200m north of Compton Wynyates.

Notes about this historic site

1 The bricks for Compton House were probably made on the spot. Below the house, near the long pond, when laying a drain, workmen came across the remains of open brick kilns with bits of the same coloured bricks. They also found traces of rows of steps on which the bricks were dried.