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Stonehouse Brick and Tile Company chimney demolition

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The Stonehouse Brick and Tile Company

Founded in 1900 the brickworks continued into the 1980s. Many of the houses close to the site (near Stonehouse (GWR) Railway Station) display its products. The bricks were specified by architects for projects both home and abroad.

Today the site is a housing estate.

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Demolition of the 212 foot high brickworks chimney on October 14 1965