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P208108

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P number: P208108
Old photograph number: A08186
Caption: Heathfield Potteries, Newton Abbot.
Description: Heathfield Potteries, Newton Abbot. Bovey Tracey ball clays. Great Western Potteries, Heathfield. Pipe making. Clay is fed on the floor above, into the pipe press (on left) and moulded under pressure. The picture shows a pipe partly removed from the press. On removal it is put vertically on a wooden slab and placed on a revolving table (in front of central figure) where, while turning, it is trimmed and has grooves made at both ends with a comb. The pipe is then stocked for drying before firing.
Date taken: 01/08/1945
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 281500
Y latitude/northing: 69500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 213.30 KB; 1001 x 717 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 190 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Ball clay  

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