Whistleberry Brickworks, Blantyre, South Lanarkshire

Whistleberry Brickworks, Blantyre later Raeburn Bricks.


Below – 13/10/1937 – The Scotsman – John and R Finlay propose new brickworks at Whistleberry.

Below – 26/08/1938 – The Scotsman – John and R. D Finlay to erect new brick works at Hamilton on the site of the former Whistleberry Colliery. The site has been purchased from the town council of Hamilton.

c. 1950 – The 1985 publication ‘A survey of Scottish brickmarks’ suggests that Raeburn Brick Co Ltd took over the works around this time.

Raeburn Brick Limited

Below – 30/10/1987  – The Glasgow Herald – Keeping it in the family.

Raeburn brickworks.

Below – 30/10/1987 – The Glasgow Herald  – Second phase of brickworks opens to solid prospects and strategic location.

raebiurn brickworks 2


Source  – Tilcon coloured mortar, brick and block directory 1989

Raeburn Brick Ltd, East Avenue, Priestfield Industrial Estate, Blantyre, Glasgow G72 0JB

Clay bricks – multi rustic – wirecut.


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