Cuttlehill Tile & Brick Work, Near Crossgates, Fife.

Cuttlehill Tile & Brick Work, Near Crossgates, Fife.

See also

Cuttlehill Tile & Brick Work, Leven, Fife.

Can anyone confirm both works are connected or not.

Below – 04/05/1843 – Fife Herald – Cuttlehill tile and brick work. Drain and house tiles, fire and common bricks, &c., can now be supplied from the above Works, and shipped at St David’s, one of the best harbours in the Forth.  The drain tiles being machine made, are very superior to those made by hand, and of various sizes.

The quality of the fire clay has been fully tested, and cannot be surpassed.

A Stock of various Fire Clay Articles always in hand; and every other description of Articles supplied on the shortest notice. For further particulars apply to Mr John Quarton. the Manager, at the Works, near Crossgates, by Inverkeithing.  April 1843.


29/01/1845 – The Scotsman – Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland  show. Mr Henry J Burn Esq, Cuttlehill for clay pipes.

12/08/1852 – Galloway Advertiser –  Highland Agricultural Show at Perth – Among the articles commended were – a drain pavement for byres – John Quarton, Cuttlehill Tile Works, Crossgates.

Below – 1854 – Cuttlehill Brick and Tile Works, Near Crossgates. These works are not marked on the 1896 map.

Below – 11/04/1856 – Dundee, Perth and Cupar Advertiser – Cuttlehill Fireclay Co for sale. (Note – SBH – I am unsure if this relates to the Cuttlehill Brick and Tile Works at Crossgates or Leven)

Below – 27/02/1858 – Alloa Advertiser – Cuttlehill Fireclay and Tile Works for sale.

Below- 25/06/1859 – Dunfermline Saturday Press – Cuttlehill Fire Clay Works for sale.

1868 – J Philp, Cuttlehill Brick Works, Inverkeithing, Fife.

13/02/1871 – The Scotsman- Sale at Cuttlehill Brick Works –  To be sold at Public roup. (Under a Warrant by the Sheriff), at Cuttlehill Brick Works. Four Miles East from Dunfermline, and about One Mile from Crossgates Station, On Thursday, February 16, 1872, at Twelve o’clock noon. About 21,000 drain tiles, of various sizes, and a Quantity of Uunburnt pipes and bricks. Also a Four-Horse-Power steam engine, in Working Order, with Boiler and Belts: a clay crushing machine, Pan Mill, Two Pug Mills, Pipe-Making Machine, Moulds, Racks, and other Implements, &c. Also, Two iron pumps, Large wwater wheel, hutch rails, Two close carts, and sundry other Articles. Also, a Brown work mare and set of cart harness. Terms-Cash.  A.Don, Auctioneer Dunfermline, 7th February 1871.


02/04/1874 – Falkirk Herald – Extensive sale -Cuttlehill, NEAR Crossgates, on Thursday 9th April. Mr Neilson is favoured with instructions from the Carron Company to Sell by Public Roup, on Thursday, 9th April, 1874, on the Estate of Cuttlehill, near Crossgates, on the Dunfermline Branch Railway, about 160 lots of Scots and Spruce Fir,well adapted for Pitwood and Sleepers. Also, after the above, will be Sold, at Cuttlehill Old Brickwork, 2 Large Brick Burning Kilns with Brick Stack, 2 Large Brick Drying Sheds, Engine House.  Also, immense quantities of Bricks, Tiles, Shelving, Coupling, &c. To be Sold in Lots to Suit Purchasers. Roup to begin with the Wood at Eleven o’clock, at Cuttlehill South Lodge, on the Kircaldy Road, which is one mile from Crossgates Station of the N.B. Railway, and finish with the Building Materials at Cuttlehill Old Brick Works, which will be about Four o’clock. Falkirk, 23rd March, 1874.

1882 – 85 – Cuttlehill Brickworks : Crossgates, Fife.  Cuttlehill Colliery : Crossgates, Fife : A.  Wallace.


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