Site of Whitemoor Brickworks, Farmer Ward Road

Description of this historic site

The site of the Whitemoor Brickworks, which were marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1923. The brickworks was of Imperial and modern date. The site is now under housing and grass. The site is north of Lime Grove in Kenilworth.

Notes about this historic site

1 In 1870’s, Walter Lockhart was brick-maker here and was succeeded by Henry Hawkes. The pit reached a depth of over 100 foot and in 1920’s employed at least two women.
2 It is noted on the 1923 OS map.
3 Nothing more was found about it. Now the site lies half under a modern housing estate and half under grass.

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