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HRS 237 Bury, Halsall's brickworks Whitworth planing machine

The brickworks had a small engineering workshop that contained an early belt-driven lathe manufactured by Joseph Whitworth the pioneer machine tool manufacturer from Manchester. The lathe probably dates to about c1850.
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Keywords:Victorians, brick manufacturing, brick-making, bricks, bury, chimneys, douglas hall, engineering, engineers, hoffman, industrial heritage, joseph Whitworth, kilns, lancashire, whitworth

HRS 237 Bury, Halsall's brickworks Whitworth planing machine