• Doura
    Doura

    In the possession of Colin Gilbert, Dalry Brick & Tile Works, Doura, Irvine, Ayrshire. . . .  

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  • Dalquharran Brick and Tile Works, Wallacetown, Ayrshire

    Dalquharran Brick and Tile Works, Wallacetown, Ayrshire ( 2 different sites) Dalquharran Brick & Tile Works was adjacent to the Romilly Colliery site at Wallacetown in the Parish of Dailly in Ayrshire. The works is believed to have operated from c1859 to c1915. Canmore 1830 – Dalquharran Tile Works – Erected about the year 1830…

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  • armour-fulton-redston-kilwinning-urns
    Armour & Fulton, Redston, Kilwinning

    Armour & Fulton, Redston, Kilwinning 1869 – Redstone Colliery, Irvine – Owners Armour & Fulton 1869 – Caldwell Colliery, Beith – Owners Armour & Fulton 1873 – Monkridden (Monkredden) Colliery, Kilwinning- coal – Owners Armour & Fulton 1873 – Caldwell Colliery, Beith – Coal –  Owners Armour & Fulton 1873 – Redston Colliery, Kilwinning –…

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  • Dockra Brick Works, Old Mill Quarry, Beith

    Dockra or Dokra Brick Works, Old Mill Quarry, Beith. Canmore 1893 – 1896 – Dockra Limeworks, Robert Anderson, Lime Master. Beith. Station Barrmill 1901 – 1904 – Dockra Limeworks, Robert Anderson, Lime Master. Beith. Station Barrmill The Dockra Lime Company started a brick making venture at the Old Mill Quarry, Beith. They made cement /…

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    William Paton Buchan, Sanitary Engineer, Glasgow

    Buchan trap, in plumbing, a water-sealed disconnecting trap in the waste pipe of a plumbing system, patented by W. P. Buchan, of Glasgow in 1875 (1875 W. P. Buchan Plumbing 215, 1972 J. Hastings Plumber’s Companion 48). A Buchan Trap (alternative names: Bristol interceptor, interceptor trap and disconnecting trap) is a device made from fireclay…

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  • 1833 Blackness Drain

    Donated by Curly Robertson, Blackness. What a fantastic gesture. Blackness Brick and Tile Works, Brickfield, Bo’ness and Carriden Parish, Falkirk . . .   .   . . . Below – a 2nd drain still in the possession of Mr Robertson .

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  • Auchenmade
    Auchenmade

    Photographed in the Kilwinning, Ayrshire area Auchenmade Brick Works, Auchenmade, Ayrshire . . .

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  • The Haining Brick and Tile Works, Selkirk, Scottish Borders

    The Haining Brick and Tile Works, Selkirk, Scottish Borders Canmore Below – 20/01/1870 – Southern Reporter – To tile and brick makers and others. For sale by private bargain at The Haining, Selkirk. The whole brick and tile sheds at the Haining consisting of upwards of 3000 yards of dry boards 3/4″ thick; 300 siles…

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  • Bathville Brick and Fireclay Works, Armadale, West Lothian

    Bathville Brick and Fireclay Works, Armadale, West Lothian Canmore . . . Bathville Brick and Fire Clay Company  Robertson & Love Below – 1867 advert John Watson & Sons, firebrick makers 1868 – 1869 – Watson, John, & Sons, manufacturers of the Bathville patent paraffin oil and paraffin, fire and composition brick, and fire clay, Bathville, by…

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  • gateside
    Gateside

    Found Paisley Gateside Brickworks, Cambuslang, Lanarkshire . . .

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  • larkhall
    Larkhall

    Found Paisley Larkhall Brickfields, Birkenshaw, Larkhall, Lanarkshire.

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  • Glen Works, Glen Village, Falkirk

    Glen Works, Glen Village, Falkirk, Stirlingshire Canmore Callendar Brick & Fireclay Co Ltd was formed in 1947 following the nationalisation of coal, but the company’s origins date back to around 1832 when brickworks were built on the south side of Lock 5 of the Forth & Clyde Canal. These works were taken over by James…

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  • GLEN
    GLEN

    Found on the Firth of Clyde, Old Kilpatrick, Glasgow Glen Works, Glen Village, Falkirk, Stirlingshire . . .

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  • robroyston
    Robroyston

    Found on the Firth of Clyde, Old Kilpatrick, Glasgow. 1936 – JOHN WATSON LTD – Coalmasters and Brickmakers, Earnock and Motherwell Collieries’, and Robroyston Brickworks ; registered office, 100 Wellington street, . . .

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  • Heatheryknowe brick california
    Heatheryknowe Patent Glasgow brick found in San Jose, California

    Photographed by Ian McFadyen at at English Camp in Almaden Quicksilver Park in San Jose, California. Ian states ” It likely was ballast on a ship coming around Cape Horn to collect mercury (quicksilver) from the mine at New Almaden. The mercury mine at New Almaden (just south of San Jose, California) was the most…

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  • Avoncrook Tile and Brick Works, Crawhill, Torphichen

    16/08/1860 – Falkirk Herald – Tile Work in Linlithgowshire to let. The Avoncrook Tile and Brick Works situated on the farm of Crawhill about a mile west of the village of Torphichen, will be let for such number of years as may be agreed upon. The Works are compact and newly erected and are fitted…

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  • Craigend Brick and Tile Works, Muiravonside, Stirlingshire

    Canmore 21/11/1859 – Caledonian Mercury  – To builders and others -PETER FERGUSON, Agent for Craigend Brick Work. Depot-69 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh. Has always on hand a large Stock of roofing tiles and brick of all kinds, at the following prices:- Common Bricks………………………………………53/ Thousand. Six-inch Bricks……………………………………… 66/        do. Composition Bricks………………………………… 39/      …

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  • Maddiston Brickworks, Muiravonside, Stirlingshire.

    Maddiston Brickworks, Muiravonside, Stirlingshire. Canmore Below – 05/06/1888 – Edinburgh Gazette – Maddiston brick and quarry company dissolved – Hugh Peden, Pater Maxwell and James Chalmers 1893 – Peden, Hugh, Maddiston Below – 1896 – OS Map Maddiston Brick Works Below – 04/12/1897 – Falkirk Herald – Sale of Maddiston Quarry and Brick Work

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  • Keir and Cawder, Brick Manufacturers

      14/08/1934 – Kirkintilloch Herald – A new Brickwork – Preparations for the opening of a large new Brickwork have commenced at Bishopbriggs. A start has been made with the building of the chimney stalk and also a 24 chamber kiln, each chamber capable of holding 10,000 bricks. Machinery of the latest type suitable for…

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  • Bishopbriggs Brick Coy Limited, Crowhill, Bishopbriggs

    Bishopbriggs Brick Coy Limited, Crowhill, Bishopbriggs 23/04/1943 – Kirkintilloch Herald – Obituary – The death took place on Sunday, after a long illness, at his residence, Craigreid, Bishopbriggs of Mr Edward Miller. Well known in business circles, he was the proprietor of the Knapper Sand Quarry, Clydebank where the druids temple was discovered some time…

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  • Greenfield Brickworks, Earnside St, Shettleston, Glasgow.

    Greenfield Brickworks, Earnside St, Shettleston, Glasgow. 1910 – 1911 – Greenfield Coal and Brick Company Limited, Shettleston. Sec Thomas Spittal . . . Below – 1910 – OS Map Greenfield Brickworks Below – 1933 – OS Map Greenfield Brickworks

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  • Mount Vernon Colliery, Bishopbriggs

    19/12/1928 – Kirkintilloch Herald – The new brickfield – The large new brickfield owned by Mount Vernon Colliery Coy Ltd, Moss Cottages, Bishopbriggs having been completed, the company has commenced operations for the manufacture of bricks. The latest brickmaking machinery has been installed with an improved feeding apparatus for the pan mills. A wire rope…

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  • Robroyston Brickworks, Glasgow

    Robroyston Brickworks, Barmulloch, Robroyston, Glasgow 07/11/1923 – Kirkintilloch – Mining Developments – Good progress is being made at at the Robroyston Colliery of Messrs John Watson & Co Ltd. Two shafts have been sunk in the circular form and both are lined with bricks from top to bottom.  The hutches are entirely of iron which…

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  • Cadder Brick Co Ltd, Balmore Works, Balmuildy Road, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow

    The Cadder Brick Co Ltd, Balmore Works, Balmuildy Road, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow. Canmore 30/09/1931 – Kirkintilloch Herald – New Company – Among the new companies registered last week was the Cadder Brick Co Ltd. Capital £4,500 in £1 shares. Private company to carry on the business of manufacturers and dealers in bricks, pottery, earthenware, china and…

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  • Cadder
    Cadder

    Found Paisley   The Cadder Brick Co Ltd,  Balmore Works, Balmuildy Road, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow . . .

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  • Caledonia
    Caledonia

    Found in Paisley Note the double edged frog. Caledonia Fireclay works, Paisley, Renfrewshire . .

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