SE1224 : Allen's Fireclay Works, Southowram

taken 14 years ago, near to Hipperholme, Calderdale, England

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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Geographical Context: Lowlands Derelict, Disused Industry other tags: Brick Works Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Walter Clough [18] · Allen's Fireclay Works [9] · Walterclough [8] · Brick Works [2] Title Clusters: · Allen's Fireclay Works, Southowram [5] ·
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 23 March, 2010   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 19 July, 2011
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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