Star Fireclay Works

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Star Fireclay Works (1872-1960)


This fireclay works was opened by James Dunnachie after leaving the Glenboig Fireclay Company. The works was located north of Glenboig station and was served by a connection to the northbound line of the Scottish Central Railway - the connection being north east of Glenboig station. Lines ran to the west to the Glenboig Firebrick Works, both works coming into the same ownership (the Glenboig Union Fireclay Company) in 1882.

The works closed in 1960 and was cleared in the 1990s. The site is now housing.


Fireclay Works


Glenboig Brickworks


  /  /1882Glenboig Union Fireclay Company
Formed by merger of the Glenboig Fireclay Company and James Dunnachies Star Fireclay Works.