Illustration of workers in a brickyard from Germany, 1695
A brickyard in postwar Poland
A brickyard, or brickfield, is a place or yard where the earthen building material called bricks are made, fired, and stored, or sometimes sold or otherwise distributed from. Brick makers work in a brick yard. A brick yard may be constructed near natural sources of clay or on or near a construction site if necessity or design requires the bricks to be made locally.
- Brickfield, a common location name in south east England where bricks used to be made
- Brickworks, another type of place where bricks are made, often on a larger scale, and with mechanization
- Clay pit, a quarry or mine for clay
- Kiln, the type of high heat oven that bricks are baked in
- ^ Oxford English Dictionary Second Edition on CD-ROM (v. 4.0) Oxford University Press 2009
- ^ Lovejoy, Ellis. Economies in brickyard construction and operation. Indianapolis, Ind.: T.A. Randall, 1913. Print.
- ^ Pearce, Adrian (1987). "Chalk Mining & Associated Industries of Frindsbury" (PDF). Shropshire History. Kent Underground Research Group. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
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