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A visit to the Bulmer Brickworks, Sudbury, Essex

Last month we were visiting family in Essex and were invited to visit the Bulmer Brick and Tile Company at Sudbury and also the updraught kiln built by the Gestingthorpe History Group (see the previous post).  That adds up to a lot of … Continue reading

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Bristol School of Art – The Gas Kiln Fired at Last

Following on from the previous post… Today we opened our gas kiln on a new load of reduced stonewares for the first time for two years. The kiln was built in 1978 and failed its gas safety checks almost two years … Continue reading

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Bristol School of Art (Queens Road) Gas Kiln Repairs Completed!

The long process of getting the gas kiln at Bristol School of Art back into service is finally completed (see earlier post). The damper bricks and floor slabs arrived from Kilns and Furnaces this afternoon and I have installed them … Continue reading

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The Restoration of the Queens Road Gas Kiln

We’re very excited this week. After months out of action our gas kiln is almost ready for firing. The kiln is 36 years old, built by Kilns and Furnaces on site in 1978 and is being subjected to a major … Continue reading

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