TL1896 : Fletton: Former Hicks Brick Works

taken 6 years ago, near to Hampton Hargate, Peterborough, Great Britain

Fletton: Former Hicks Brick Works
Fletton: Former Hicks Brick Works
The 1926 Ordnance Survey map shows a large brick works pit in this field, excavated by the Hicks Brick Works. Later, by the time that the 1971 edition had been published, a double track railway line had been built to serve Hicks' other works further to the south. When the A1139 Fletton Parkway was built on the distant embankment the railway had still to be accommodated, hence the need for the large bridge. This is the view from the Hicks Lane bridge over the railway. For a view in the opposite direction please see TL1896 : Fletton: Former Hicks Brick Works.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 22 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 1893 9605 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:32.9589N 0:14.8479W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 1896 9616
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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