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Churwell Brickworks

Description:-
Nothing is to be seen now but the site had a Hoffmann kiln firing bricks from clay dug in an adjacent pit. The chimney was detached from the kiln at one end.

History:-
It was operated, variously, by the Churwell Brick Co.; A. Rodgers, Churwell Brickworks Ltd; and the Fitton Brothers.


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Key Words :- disused brickworks
Address :- Old Road, Churwell, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27
Grid Ref :- SE 272 301
Co-ordinates :- Lat - 53.766543 , Long - -1.588843
Local Authority :- Leeds Council
Pre 1974 County :- Yorkshire - West Riding
Site Condition :- Site redeveloped to residential housing
Site Dates :- unknown - unknown