Broseley Pipeworks

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Coordinates: 52°37′01″N 2°29′12″W / 52.61685°N 2.48657°W / 52.61685; -2.48657

Broseley Pipeworks

The Broseley Pipeworks is one of ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums administered by the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust. The museum is based in the small town of Broseley in the Ironbridge Gorge, in Shropshire, England within a World Heritage Site, the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.

Once the site of the most prolific clay tobacco pipe makers in Britain, exporting worldwide, the works were abandoned in the 1950s.

Pipeworks bottle kiln

The museum preserves the details of the industry of clay tobacco pipe making and has a display of clay tobacco pipes including the Churchwarden and Dutch Long Straw pipes.[1]

The pipeworks are Grade II listed.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Broseley Pipeworks". Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  2. ^ Historic England. "FORMER CLAY PIPE WORKS AND KILN (1188102)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 12 October 2014.

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