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- DescriptionBricks were introduced to Britain by the Romans and reintroduced by Flemish craftsmen in the middle ages. This book gives an insight into the surprising variety of bricks, as well as a brief history of brickmaking, descriptions of hand and machine moulding, drying, the use of kilns and firing.
- Author BiographyMartin Hammond was an architectural technician in Poole, Dorset. He was a member of the British Brick Society, which studied the history of bricks and brickmaking. He collected old bricks and made wood-fire bricks and tiles. He advised on restoration work at Baumber Brickyard, Lincolnshire, and Powerstock Common, Dorset. He wrote an article on the development of brick kilns for Industrial Archaeology Review.
- Author(s)Martin Hammond
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication29/03/1990
- GenreLocal History, Names & Genealogy
- Series TitleShire Library
- Series Part/Volume NumberNo. 75
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintShire Publications Ltd
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight100 g
- Width149 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine4 mm
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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