10/05/1927 – Ballochmyle Brick Company Limited, Knowehead Quarries, Locharbriggs, By Dumfries. Incorporated On 10 May 1927. 20/6/1979 – Offices of W G Patterson & Co, Ballochmyle Brickworks, Knowehead Quarry, Dumfries & Galloway Ballochmyle Brickworks was opened in 1935 at Knowehead Quarry, Locharbriggs, 3.2km north-east of Dumfries. The brickworks used waste sandstone dust and fragments from…
Mauchline Brickworks, Mauchline, East Ayrshire.
National Railway Museum inventory. Selwyn Pearce Higgins Archive. Contents … PSH/8/21 Notes made on visits to industrial railway systems in the west of Scotland, April – August 1943,
including Ballochmyle Quarries and Ballochmyle Brick Company; Clyde Valley Power Company, Yoker; Shanks and McEwan, Bellshill; Ferniegar Sand Quarry, near Hamilton; etc. [1 volume]
c. 1920’s – 1970‘s – The 1985 publication ‘A survey of Scottish brickmarks’ suggests the Ballochmyle Brick Company operated the works.
Below – 1944 – 1969 – Possible site of the Mauchline Brickworks at Ballochmyle Quarries, Mauchline. (Note – SBH – Ballochmyle Brick Company manufactured a sand/lime based brick at Knowehead Quarry, Locharbriggs, Dumfries. Perhaps the product made at Mauchline was similar).