Corbridge Pottery (Corbridge)
This is the site of a post-medieval pottery originally known as Walker's Pottery. The remains include a cottage, two updraft or bottle kilns, part of a tramway, at least one circular downdraft kiln and chimney, two Newcastle horizontal kilns, drying rooms with under floor heating, a puddling pond, and one or more pugmills and stables with a walled yard. The pottery was founded in the mid 19th century and closed in 1910. It made simple pottery objects, such as chimney pots and roof tiles. The pottery is a Scheduled Monument and some buildings and kilns at this site are Grade II listed buildings protected by law.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
|Legal status:||Listed Building|
Scheduled Ancient Monument
|Event(s):||PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORDING, Corbridge Old Pottery photographic survey 2015; Alan Williams Archaeology|
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Corbridge Old Pottery 2015; Alan Williams Archaeology
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Source of Reference
Local History of Corbridge
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