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Broompark Brick And Tile Works

Brickworks (Period Unassigned), Tile Works (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Broompark Brick And Tile Works

Classification Brickworks (Period Unassigned), Tile Works (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 47992

Site Number NS97SE 82

NGR NS 9592 7173

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council West Lothian
  • Parish Torphichen
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District West Lothian
  • Former County West Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NS97SE 82 9592 7173.

A large brick and tile works consisting of three long drying sheds and two large kilns. A 10 h.p. steam engine is used in the manufacture. The clay pits lie to the west (one is shown at NS 9670 7187) and the clay is conveyed to the sheds by a small iron tramway. About sixteen hands male and female, constantly employed. The property is feued by John Alexander from W Gillon of Wallhouse.

OS 6" map, 1st ed, 1854; Name Book 1854

Nothing shown.

OS 6" map, 1898.

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