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Glasgow, Cardowan Fireclay Works

Brickworks (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Glasgow, Cardowan Fireclay Works

Classification Brickworks (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Stepps

Canmore ID 44993

Site Number NS66NE 8

NGR NS 66845 68497

NGR Description Centred NS 66845 68497

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Glasgow (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS66NE 8 centred 66845 68497

Cardowan Fireclay works are depicted on four editions of the OS 1:2500 scale map. One large building and two smaller structures are shown south of a fireclay pit on the map published between 1859-84. The next edition, published in 1898, shows a greatly expanded complex of buildings, a railway track and one row of workers' housing. All of these structures are shown on the next edition, published 1912-13, but the works are annotated 'Disused'. A reduced number of buildings, all unroofed, are shown on the 1933-34 edition of the 1:2500 scale map.

Information from RCAHMS (SC), 23 June 2009.

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