Gogar Clay Field, Gogar, Clackmannanshire

27/03/1727 – Caledonian Mercury –  The lands of Gogar, lying in the shire of Clackmannan and the Parish of Alloa are designated to be sold by a voluntary roup in the months of May or June next. There is a well-contrived house … to the extent of 277 acres … and the whole may be so at a very easy expense, there being one of the best freestone quarries in all the County, on the East part, which wants chiefly to be brought in. There is clay to be had in several places whereof good brick has already been made, and the clay at hand to be burnt for manure. The ground is almost surrounded with coal works, within less than half a mile or a mile of it …

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