TQ5941 : HBBC Tile

taken 5 years ago, near to Southborough, Kent, Great Britain

The High Brooms Brick and Tile Company was founded in the 1885 by John Smith Weare and operated until 1968. The High Brooms brickworks was known to exist in the 1850s. The brickworks was located on an outcrop of Wadhurst Clay. Many of the houses in High Brooms have the HBBC plaque on them. The brickworks now houses High Brooms Industrial Estate. Some of the original buildings can still be found. See LinkExternal link for a longer history.

See other images of High Brooms Brick and Tile Company (HBBC)
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright N Chadwick and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TQ5941, 1256 images   (more nearby )
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 31 May, 2013   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 24 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5914 4152 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:9.0490N 0:16.4399E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5915 4154
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map

Image classification(about): Supplemental image
This page has been viewed about 58 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
W Go E
You are not logged in login | register