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Report - Tower Brick and Tile - Selborne - March 2013

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by bhg, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. bhg

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    Visited with PCWOX, shortly after our fail at the first site the same morning. Place is a nice mooch, loads of random stuff left, pallets with bricks everywhere.

    History here (already covered by PCWOX) :
    Tower Brick & Tile Company Limited have been making handmade Selborne bricks and roof tiles at their site near Selborne since 1872. However, the company went into administration on 6 November 2009.
    Selborne Bricks are made using traditional methods from locally quarried gault clay.Each brick is handled at least 5 times during its manufacture, which allows minor
    variations in shape and size that, in turn, means that each brick is slightly different. Thisnon-uniformity makes a wall made from Selborne bricks far softer on the eye than onemade from mass produced, homogenous bricks.


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