Glenbuck Fireclay Works, Glenbuck, East Ayrshire.


1796 – Glenbuck Ironworks was founded about 1795 by English entrepreneurs who went bankrupt in 1813.

1858 – Hunts mineral statistics state that Glenbuck Fireclay Works were producing 500 tons of tap hole clay per year for blast furnaces. 

1858 – Mineral Statistics of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland for 1858 – Glenbuck, clay of coal measures. Name of freeholder – Duke of Portland. Manufacturer – Eglinton Iron Co. Manufacture – Stopping clay for blast furnaces. Estimated 500 tons annually.


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