A Detail of this View

placeholder gifIce Brigs alongside Brixham Quay

Shows the chimney (centre left) of the old ochre works at the entrance to what was to become Freshwater Quarry. This was the begining of the "Torbay Paintworks".

The ochre was mined at the Furzeham pits (at the top and just off to the left of this picture).

Written by unknown author

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Title Value
Written by unknown author
Contributor   unknown author  
Identifier ref 94
Format   reproduction of a painting; 173 mm x 235 mm  
Coverage   Devon. Brixham  
Source   Torbay Library Services  
Subject   Maritime. Brixham. Fishing  
Type   Image  
Publisher   Torbay Library Services  
Rights   Torbay Library Services  
Keywords harbour ice frozen deep freeze fish square rig