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Caiplie, Caiplie Brick And Tile Works

Brick And Tile Works (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Caiplie, Caiplie Brick And Tile Works

Classification Brick And Tile Works (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 282183

Site Number NO50NE 50

NGR NO 5913 0523

NGR Description Centred NO 5913 0523

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Kilrenny
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District North East Fife
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NO50NE 50 centred 5913 0523

For Caiplie farm immediately to the W see NO50NE 25

Caiplie Brick and Tile works is depicted as nine roofed buildings and a 'clay pit, mill dam' and two 'sluices'on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Fife and Kinross 1855, sheet 20), but it is not shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1973).

The Object Name Book of the Ordnance Survey (ONB) describes the works as 'A large brick and tile work now in disuse, yet the whole of the buildings are in good repair there is a large clay hole attached; the dwelling house attached to the work is at present occupied by the laborers to the Caiplie farm. The property of Robert Anstructher Esq. of Thirdpart ONB 1855).

Information from RCAHMS (DE), July 2006


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