Thursday, March 16, 2006

Clay Drainage Tile & Pipe Manufacture ...

Through the kind offices of the author, I have managed to get hold of an off-print of:

Clay drainage and pipe manufacture at Johnby Whythes, Greystoke, c.1851-1909 by E Davis
Transactions of the Cumberland & Westomorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, Volume II, 2002, 261-275

It is a study of that tile works (including quantities produced and ownership), and also comments on the types of drainage tiles available in Cumberland. A great addition to my library!

February 2014: E Davis, along with S B Davis, have also published their work about Cumbrian drainage as a whole,  and details can be found here:

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