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Old Muirhouselaw Brick And Tile Works

Brick And Tile Works (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Old Muirhouselaw Brick And Tile Works

Classification Brick And Tile Works (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 81340

Site Number NT62NW 49

NGR NT 623 275

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Maxton
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Ettrick And Lauderdale
  • Former County Roxburghshire

Archaeology Notes

NT62NW 49 623 275

This brick & tile works does not appear on the Muirhouselaw farm plan of 1841 (NT62NW 68, see B78643) although it is shown on the 1st edition OS 6-inch map (Roxburghshire, 1859, sheet XIV) and is described as the "Old Muirhouselaw Tileworks" on the OS 25-inch map (Roxburghshire, 1922, sheet XIV). The site has been cleared except for the SW end of a dwelling range which now includes a byre and a stable. Pieces of over-fired field drain can be found on the site.

Visited by RCAHMS (GJD) 30 March 1993

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