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Larbert, Carron Iron Works, Brickworks

Brickworks (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Larbert, Carron Iron Works, Brickworks

Classification Brickworks (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 318467

Site Number NS88SE 76.18

NGR NS 88082 82717

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Falkirk
  • Parish Larbert
  • Former Region Central
  • Former District Falkirk
  • Former County Stirlingshire

Activities

Publication Account (2010)

By 1883, much of the Carron site ha been modernised. A brickworks was built adjacent to the High Foundry (NS88SE 76.XX) which was fired using blast furnace gases. The brickworks consisited of three kilns, drying area, drying and moulding shed with an overhead conveying system to move the clay from the grinding mills to the moulding area. The bricks made in the brickworks were used to line the stoves produced by the foundry department.

B Watters, 2010.

Note (2012)

The Carron Iron Works brickworks is depicted on the Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 6-inch map (Stirlingshire, 1898, sheet XXIV), but not on the 1et edition 6-inch Ordnance Survey map (Stirlingshire, 1865, sheet XXIV).

Informtion from RCAHMS (MMD) 5 July 2012

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