TQ1038 : Remains of Ewhurst Brickworks

taken 10 years ago, near to Walliswood, Surrey, Great Britain

Remains of Ewhurst Brickworks
Remains of Ewhurst Brickworks
The derelict kilns of Ewhurst Brickworks in the south-east corner of this grid square. Most of the buildings here date from the 1960s, but clay extraction began here in the 1940s under A. Hone & Sons Ltd. Raw clay was initially transported from pit to factory by means of a 2ft gauge diesel and battery-electric locomotive worked industrial railway but towards the end more modern plant took its place. The site closed in the 1980s and has now become a haven for wildlife and graffiti artists, who have covered the ruins with elaborate murals.
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TQ1038, 14 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 8 June, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 20 June, 2008
Category
Factory (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 108 381 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.8978N 0:24.9948W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 108 380
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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