SE1224 : Allen's Fireclay Works, Southowram

taken 11 years ago, near to Hipperholme, Calderdale, Great Britain

Allen's Fireclay Works, Southowram
Allen's Fireclay Works, Southowram
So named on the 1930s six-inch map, but also called Hipperholme Works. This works was established by Henry Victor Allen when he took over the Halifax Glazed Brick Works in the Walterclough valley. He converted the works to manufacture refractory bricks. Their Selfrac refractory bricks were world famous. The bricks were carried by narrow-gauge railway up the valley to the sidings at Hipperholme station. The bricks were made with the lettering 'Hipperholme (from LinkExternal link ). Seen from Walter Clough Lane.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 23 March, 2010   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 19 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Derelict, Disused  Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 120 246 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:43.0606N 1:49.1786W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 120 244
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