Keys to the Past

Tile kilns at Tilesheds (Otterburn)

The remains of two 19th and 20th century tile kilns stand near Tilesheds, probably the only examples in the Northumberland National park. They kilns were based on a bed of clay in the field behind Tilesheds cottages.

Reference number:N8323
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Otterburn


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