Brickworks of Stoke-on-Trent and district


Wheatly Brick & Tile Co
Trent Vale, Newcastle
(note: The name is spelt 'Wheatly' and not 'Wheatley')


also see..... 


An article on Wheatly 


A 1930 advertising booklet by Wheatly 


 



photo: 1983

 

Private train and railway of the old Wheatley brickworks
Private train and railway of the old Wheatly brickworks
taking clay from the marl hole to the works.

photo: 1972

Photos - Ian Bailey


woodcut illustration of a train delivering clay to the works 

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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. 

photos courtesy of 'Tarboat -Flickr'
 


 

Wheatly & Co Ltd  smoke from a Beehive Kiln
Wheatly & Co Ltd smoke from a Beehive Kiln
photo: 1956
 

Wheatly & Co Ltd  Firing Bricks & Roof tiles in a Beehive Kiln 'Blue Oven'
Wheatly & Co Ltd Firing Bricks & Roof tiles in a Beehive Kiln 'Blue Oven'
photo: 1956

 



also see..... 


An article on Wheatly 


A 1930 advertising booklet by Wheatly 


 

 


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