Coaltown Brick and Tyle Works, Dunfermline, Fife

Coaltown Brick and Tile Works, Dunfermline.

11/09/1775 – Caledonian Mercury – To be sold by public roup within the Tolbooth of Dunfermline, on Tuesday the 17th day of October next at two o’clock afternoon.

The Lands of Coaltown, with the tyle and brickworks thereon, belonging to William Swan, lying in the parish, and within a mile of the town of Dunfermline, in the shire of Fife.  The lands are to be let as offers incline, altogether, or in two lots, as divided by the public road, running from south to north, commonly called the Muirland Road and the tyle and brickworks are to be included in the easter lot. The number of acres in every lot, and articles of roup, to be seen in the hands of Adam Morrison merchant in Dunfermline, to whom any person chusing make a private bargain may apply …
18/09/1773   – Caledonian Mercury – The Lands of Coaltown, with the tyle and brickworks thereon for sale – There is also a brick and tyle works on the premises, presently in the hands of the proprietor, which when let to a tenant several years ago brought £26 of yearly rent …

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