TQ5941 : HBBC Tile

taken 4 years ago, near to Southborough, Kent, Great Britain

HBBC Tile
HBBC Tile
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.

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Date Taken
Friday, 31 May, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
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
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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