Capheaton Tilery, Kirkwhelpington (Kirkwhelpington)
Capheaton Tilery was built around 1800. The tilery made bricks and tiles for the Kirkharle estate. It closed around 1900. Most of the tilery buildings and other structures, including kilns, coal workings and clay pits still survive, although the chimneys have been demolished. Capheaton Tilery is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Kirkwhelpington
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