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Dr. Colin Pounder

Ilkeston - Heanor Area


A local brickworks c 1880 note canal barge.

Cossall Brickworks Nottingham Canal Top Cut c 1950

Hay Harvest in Meadows, Manners Brick Factory in background

Manners Brickworks Near Eastwood Nottingham canal bank hedge in foreground
The Manners Brickworks - on the top canal are from a cine film

Salt Glazed Stone Bottles


Salt glazed stone bottles. I used to find them all over the area, bring them home where they were filed in the dustbin by Mam.

There were some cottages at the Nuthall end of Eastwood where the paths to the front door, from the Main Road, were made of inverted stone bottles. There must have been hundreds of them. Whether they still exist under concrete, asphalt or whether everything has vanished I don't know.

A Brick

See Also Darren Haywood's Bricks


Pit Terminology - Glossary