Found North Esk River, Auchendinny. White Hill Tile Works, Carrington Parish, Midlothian. The Scottish Industrial Archaeology Survey publication of 1985 entitled “A survey of Scottish brickmarks” states that a brick they recovered and stamped ‘White Hill’ was manufactured at the White Hill Tile Works, Carrington Parish, Midlothian. It does not elaborate as to whether the…
Below- 1852 – Map of Whitehill Tileworks.
1852 – 1853 – ScotlandsPlaces – Whitehill Tileworks. [Situation] About 1⅝ Miles N. [North] from Mount Lothian. This name applies to an extensive tileworks belonging to Mr Ramsay. Tiles for drainage are the principal description made at these works.
22/04/1892 – Midlothian Journal – A couple of Royal Engineers are at present engaged in assisting in surveying the Penicuik district. They are evidently going by the old survey, taken some thirty or forty years ago, as one of them asked the other day at Penicuik to be directed to ” Whitehill Tilework,” where he had agreed to meet one of the party? He was directed to Whitehill near Hawthornden, quite in the opposite direction. It seems the place then known as Whitehill had a large tract of wooded country adjoining. This is now a large sheet of water Gladhouse. The mistake was found out by experience