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Wards Farm

Clay Pit (Period Unassigned), Tile Works (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Wards Farm

Classification Clay Pit (Period Unassigned), Tile Works (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Gartocharn, Wards; Kilmaronock. Wards Tileworks

Canmore ID 127352

Site Number NS48NW 19

NGR NS 4420 8747

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council West Dunbartonshire
  • Parish Kilmaronock (Dumbarton)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Dumbarton
  • Former County Dunbartonshire

Archaeology Notes

NS48NW 19 4416 8747

Wards Tileworks is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Dumbartonshire 1865, sheet xiv). Three roofed buildings are shown within an enclosed yard. A lade leads to the works from two dammed reservoirs about 350m to the SE, and a drain runs to the River Endrick, about 400m to the NNW.

A clay-pit is also shown in the field to the SE of the works, at NS 4438 8737.

Information from RCAHMS (SDB) 3 February 2000

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