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P number: P006801
Old photograph number: A11267
Caption: Guestling Brickworks Ltd., Three Oaks, near Hastings. Looking E.
Description: Guestling Brickworks Ltd., Three Oaks, near Hastings. Looking E. Firing of brick kilns. Specialist hand-made facing bricks are manufactured in this small brick-works. Silty loamy 'Head' is dug nearby and used as raw materials. The two kilns are of round down-draught type and are used alternately in weekly firing cycles, during which the bricks are raised to a temperature of 1200 C.
Date taken: 01/01/1967
Photographer: Jeffery, C.J.
Copyright statement: NERC
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from JIDI the JISC Image Digitization Initiative
X longitude/easting: 584050
Y latitude/northing: 115830
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 226.96 KB; 1000 x 788 pixels; 85 x 67 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 208 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Best of BGS Images/ Industrial geology, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Bricks, clay and marl quarries  


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