Woodlea Brick and Tile Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire

Canmore – Woodlea.

1890 – A small drift mine was sunk and established near to Woodlea House and a small brickworks built alongside it.

13/05/1899 – Falkirk Herald – Falkirk and Larbert Water Trust – Increase in consumpt of water … Another minute of meeting of the committee, held on Thursday 27th  April, stated that “it agreed to put in a connection to Messrs George Turnbull & Co., Woodlee Brickworks, Bonnybridge, Messrs George Turnbull paying 4 1/2d per 1000  gallons for the water, and 2d per £1 on their rental in addition, for fire extinguishing purposes …

1906 – A mine at Dykehead was established and later the Dykehead Fireclay works were established and the  Woodlea Brickworks were abandoned.

Below – 1915 – Woodlea Brickworks, High Bonnybridge (marked as disused).

Woodlea brick works 1915

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