Brickworks of Stoke-on-Trent and district
Wheatly Brick & Tile Co
Trent Vale, Newcastle
(note: The name is spelt 'Wheatly' and not 'Wheatley')
Photos - Ian Bailey
This is an intermittent down draught kiln at Wheatly & Co Ltd., Springfield Tileries, Trent Vale.
Wheatly's was established before 1819
and was famous for its 'Triton' brand roofing tiles. In 1978 the company
was taken over by Daniel Platt Ltd of Brownhills Tileries in Stoke, then
in 1982 works was closed and demolished soon afterwards.
the kilns shortly before demolition in 1982.
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