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View of kiln from SE in ruinous state, Dunmore Pottery.

SC 358497

Description View of kiln from SE in ruinous state, Dunmore Pottery.

Date 1974

Catalogue Number SC 358497

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of A 63188

Scope and Content Kiln of Dunmore Pottery, Dunmore, Stirlingshire From the early 19th century, Dunmore Pottery made tiles and domestic ware using local clay from Dunmore Moss, and superior clay from Devon and Cornwall. The surviving remains date from after about 1860 when it was bought by Peter Gardner of Alloa. The brick built bottle kiln was just over 5 m in diameter at the base. In January 1974, it was badly damaged by a gale and subsequently demolished. Although Scottish potteries made some use of local clay, their sites were usually chosen for their nearness to a good supply of coal. It took about 15 tons of coal to fire one ton of pottery. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

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