Modbury Town Heritage Trail (7)

7. Brick House

Modbury, once the local centre of cloth making, used a number of water mills to pound the cloth and had a felt hat factory in Brick House. In the 17th century, at the peak of the woollen and serge industry, Christopher Savery, a very wealthy clothier established himself at Shilstone, an impressive country seat to the north of the town.

There was a saddler next to Brick House right up until the 1980s.

Continue up Brownston Street.