TM4796 : Workers' Housing

taken 7 years ago, near to Somerleyton, Suffolk, Great Britain

Workers' Housing
Workers' Housing
Housing of 19th century vintage, built to house workers at the large brick works here and work at the staithe to take them to the building sites.

From about 1780 Somerleyton bricks were made here until the works closed in 1939. Some notable buildings of Somerleyton brick include York and Liverpool Street railway stations and a Belgian Royal Palace. Evidence of the buildings and kiln, now demolished, and the pits where sand was dug, abound. The 22 cottages at the end of the track were built between 1854 and 1875 for the workers and the staithe was constructed in order to transport the finished bricks.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 June, 2010
Category
Houses > Houses   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 478 969 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:30.8307N 1:39.1005E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 478 968
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