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HER Number:MDV55230
Name:East Devon Brick and Tile Works, Exmouth


Originally known as Exmouth Brick and Tile Works, map comparison shows the East Devon Brick and Tile Works expanding throughout the 20th century. The site is now a sports ground.


Grid Reference:SY 001 820
Map Sheet:SY08SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWITHYCOMBE RALEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY08SW/271

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BRICKWORKS (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Exmouth Brick & Tile Works marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map, off Mudbank Road. Served by Warren's siding.

Ordnance Survey, 1906, 103NW (Cartographic). SDV350113.

East Devon Brick & Tile Workds recorded on 1906 6 inch Ordnance Survey map.

Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.

East Devon Brick & Tile Works shown on 1930s map. Comparison between this and the 1906 map shows the works to have expanded.

Ordnance Survey, 1969, SY08SW (Cartographic). SDV350061.

The 1969 map shows the works as further expanded.

Bowman, A. C., 1998, British Quarrying History (Monograph). SDV71598.

In 1937 the brickworks (marl) were operated by Western Counties Brick Co. Ltd. and had 5 employees.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Site now Warren View Sports Ground.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #95159 ]
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV350061Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1969. SY08SW. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV350113Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1906. 103NW. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV71598Monograph: Bowman, A. C.. 1998. British Quarrying History. British Quarrying History. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 13 2012 9:06AM