Porth Wen Brickworks, Cemaes, Anglesey

Porth Wen Brickworks - Drum House

Date

30 August 2010
Location

Porth Wen, Cemaes, Anglesey

SH 40169 94627; 53.42414°N, 4.40685°W
Further Information

The brickworks were built at the start of the 20th century and operated until 1914. The bricks were made from local yellow clay and crushed quartzite from the quarry nearby. The high silica content of the bricks gave them a very high resistance to heat making them well suited for use in the steel industry.

Porth Wen – An abandoned brickworks on Anglesey (penmorfa.com)


Porth Wen Brickworks - Drum House


Knapping Motion Stone Breaker


Porth Wen Brickworks


Porth Wen Brickworks


Remains of steam engine


Boiler house


Beehive kiln


Beehive kiln - interior


Beehive kiln - interior


Beehive kiln


Beehive kiln


Beehive kiln


Boiler


Natural arch

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