Found at Guardbridge, St Andrews This example is marked Seggie on both sides. Note the non symmetrical frog. SEGGIE – Seggie Brick and Tile Works, Guardbridge, St Andrews. . .
Seggie Brick and Tile Works, Guardbridge, St Andrews.
01/04/1805 – Caledonian Mercury – Roup of bricks. On Saturday the 20th April 1805, there will be sold by public roup, at the Guard Bridge, parish of Leuchars. About one hundred and thirty thousand bricks, of the best quality, and full-sized. To be put up in lots of 1000 each. The roup to begin at 11 forenoon, and credit is given for 3 months. Immediately after, the brickwork will be let for such a number of years as can be agreed upon. The tacksman will have an opportunity also of making Tyles. The situation is particularly advantageous, as ships of 80 tons burden can come within 20 yards of the work, by which means coals can be brought up, and the bricks and tyles exported. For particulars apply to the proprietor at Naughton, or David Nicol, a tenant at Seggie.
Below – 29/05/1809 – Caledonian Mercury – Brick and tile for sale at Guardbridge. Orders addressed to William Haig, Kincaple, Cupar.
Below – 17/09/1818 – Caledonian Mercury – Brick and tile for sale at Guardbridge. Apply to Mr Haig, Seggie.
18/04/1839 – Fife Herald – Meeting of trustees on statute labour and turnpike roads in the district of St Andrews … Another check bar across the entry to Guardbridge Tilework at the north end of the Guard Bridge on the side of the road leading from Guard Bridge to Cupar.
Below – 30/07/1842 – The Scotsman – Lands in the County of Fife and neighbourhood of the city of St Andrews with Tile Works for sale … The tileworks of Seggie. This work, situated on the above Estate and on the side of the public road to Cupar, is presently in operation; and there is an abundant supply of clay used in the manufacture within a few yards of the premises. An annual rent of £ 150 was offered for this Work a few years ago …
Below – 1854 – Seggie Brickworks, Guardbridge, St Andrews.
1857 – Seggie Brickworks, W.A. Bisset.
21/05/1863 – Caledonian Mercury – Article on the Synod of Fife and the Presbytery of Dunfermline with reference to Messrs William A Bisset, brick and tile makers, Leuchars.
31/08/1865 – Fife Herald – Brick and tile work to let. To be let for such a period as may be agreed on. The brick and tile work of Seggie
Below – 1893 – Seggie Brickworks, Guardbridge, St Andrews (Also details the Eden Brickworks).
1893 – 1896 – Seggie Brick and Tile Works, Guard Bridge, Fife. Robert Paterson. TO Leuchars.
Both Seggie and Eden Brickworks are disused by 1912.