Information for record number MWA6676:
Site of Brickworks SW of Bermuda

Summary The site of a brickworks where bricks were made during the Imperial period. The brickworks is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1902. It was situated 300m west of Bermuda.
What Is It?  
Type: Brickworks
Period: Imperial - Industrial (1751 AD - 1913 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Nuneaton and Bedworth
District: Nuneaton and Bedworth, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 35 89
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

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1 Site of brickworks marked on OS map of 1902.
2 Evidence of this quarry pit was recorded in trial trenching carried out on this Site in 2004.
3 Large amounts of activity associated with these brickworks were found during excavations in 2004 at Bermuda Park, Nuneaton, subsequent to the evaluation described in

Source No: 3
Source Type: Archaeological Report
Title: Bermuda Park, Nuneaton, County of Warwickshire: Archive Report
Author/originator: Eddisford D
Date: 2008
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Source No: 2
Source Type: Evaluation Report
Title: Report on an Archaeological Evaluation at Bermuda Park, Nuneaton
Author/originator: Stephenson, A
Date: 2004
Page Number:
Source No: 1
Source Type: Map
Title: 2500
Author/originator: Ordnance Survey
Date: 1902
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technique excavation Archaeologists excavate sites so that they can find information and recover archaeological materials before they are destroyed by erosion, construction or changes in land-use.

Depending on how complicated and widespread the archaeological deposits are, excavation can be done by hand or with heavy machinery. Archaeologists may excavate a site in a number of ways; either by open area excavation, by digging a test pit or a trial trench.
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period Imperial 1751 AD to 1914 AD (end of the 18th century AD to the beginning of the 20th century AD)

This period comes after the Post Medieval period and before the modern period and starts with beginning of the Industrial Revolution in 1750. It includes the second part of the Hannoverian period (1714 – 1836) and the Victorian period (1837 – 1901). The Imperial period ends with the start of the First World War in 1914.
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monument SITE * Unclassifiable site with minimal information. Specify site type wherever possible. back
monument BRICKWORKS * An industrial manufacturing complex producing bricks. back
monument PARK * An enclosed piece of land, generally large in area, used for hunting, the cultivation of trees, for grazing sheep and cattle or visual enjoyment. Use more specific type where known. back
monument INDUSTRIAL * This is the top term for the class. See INDUSTRIAL Class List for narrow terms. back
monument PIT * A hole or cavity in the ground, either natural or the result of excavation. Use more specific type where known. back
monument QUARRY * An excavation from which stone for building and other functions, is obtained by cutting, blasting, etc. back

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