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Brick And Tile Works, Terally

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkmaiden, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.7264 / 54°43'35"N

Longitude: -4.9203 / 4°55'13"W

OS Eastings: 212043

OS Northings: 540742

OS Grid: NX120407

Mapcode National: GBR GJ76.T3X

Mapcode Global: WH2T7.DG7H

Plus Code: 9C6QP3GH+HV

Entry Name: Brick And Tile Works, Terally

Listing Name: Terally Brick and Tile Works

Listing Date: 16 March 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 346765

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13590

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200346765

Location: Kirkmaiden

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Stranraer and the Rhins

Parish: Kirkmaiden

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Opened circa 1840. Remains of brick and tile works. 2-chambered rectangular downdraught kiln, circa 1900. Red brick with cream brick margins and wallhead course. Battered side walls. 2 barrel-vaulted chambers; each with round-arched opening to W; E wall of each largely removed; 4 fire-boxes to each chamber. Remains of tapering square-plan chimney, circa 1900. Red brick with cream brick quoins. Metal framework. Rectangular-plan tall brick shed (probably for housing

machinery). Machinery doors to gabled E and W elevations. Corrugated metal roof.

Flooded clay-pits nearby.

Statement of Interest

Terally Brick and Tile Works were opened in circa 1840 and were closed in 1953. "Terally Brick and Tile Works" are marked on the OS Map of 1848. Donnachie describes Terally Brick and Tile Works as an "interesting small country tile works, of type once common in Galloway". Tile Works Cottages, which are situated to the south-west, were built as workers' housing for the Works; they are listed separately, and were formerly listed as "Terally Brick and Tile Works". Coal for use at the Works was brought in by sea and was stored at the

Coal Store, Terally Bridge, which is situated to the north-east, and is listed separately.

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