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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 703181

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NS62NE 17.00 696 269.

see also: NS62NE 17.01 6963 2694 Muirkirk Ironworks, Wagonway Bridge

The first ironworks in Ayrshire, at Muirkirk, was founded in 1787 and continued in production until 1921. The remains of the blowing-engine house, furnace bank and foundations of three furnaces are spectacular. There are also considerable remains of the works canal.

J Butt 1967

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