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Redhouse Cottages

Alternative names:
Threemiletown cottages
Parish:
Ecclesmachan, Linlithgowshire
Local authority:
West Lothian
Opened:
c. 1900
Closed:
All extant
Current status of site:
Rows modernised and extended. Post-war bungalows built on adjacent site

Constructed by Young's Company to house staff employed at the adjacent Hopetoun No. 35 Pit, built c.1906. A single row of twelve two-roomed homes with scullery.

This detailed plan (below), dated 1962, from the BP Archive, shows the layout of Redhouse Cottages.

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  • Newspaper references
    • Of the other new buildings erected in the district, there are 12 miners' houses of a very neat style at Trinleymire, put up by Young's Oil Company.

      West Lothian Courier, 28th December 1900


  • Related file records
    • 143205 - Disposition - No. 1 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown. - Copy Disposition by Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited in favour of James Readdie and Mrs Janet White Readdie No. 1 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown, Linlithgow signed by W. Peutherer, Director, Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited dated 18 October 1963. There is no plan attached showing the plot of ground disponed.
    • 143206 - Disposition - 2 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown. - Copy Disposition in favour of Charles Alexander Brown 2 Redhouse Cottages Threemiletown Linlithgow signed by W.B Peutherer, Director, Young's Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company dated 15 October 1963. The plan attached shows the property edged Red and access road coloured Brown. There is a scale 1 inch = 20 feet and a location plan inset with a scale 1/2500.
    • 143207 - Disposition - No. 3 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown. - Copy Disposition by Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited in favour of Philip Hunter No. 3 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown, Linlithgow signed by W. Peutherer, Director, Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited dated 13 October 1963. There is no plan attached showing the plot of ground disponed.
    • 143208 - Disposition by Young's Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company in favour of James McLaughlan and Mrs. Marion Smith or McLaughlan No. 4 Redhouse [...] - Copy Disposition by Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited in favour of James McLauchlan & Mrs. Marion Smith or McLauchlan 4 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown, Linlithgow signed by W. Peutherer, Director, Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited dated 13 November 1962. The plan attached shows the property edged Red and access road coloured Brown. There is a scale 1 inch = 20 feet and a location plan inset with a scale 1/2500.
    • 143209 - Disposition - No. 5 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown, - Copy Disposition by Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited in favour of Robert Jeffrey Bow No.5 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown, Linlithgow signed by W. Peutherer, Director, Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited dated 23 January 1963. The plan attached shows the property edged Red and access road coloured Brown. There is a scale 1 inch = 20 feet and a location plan inset with a scale 1/2500.
    • 143210 - Disposition - No.6 Redhouse cottages, Threemiletown - Copy Disposition by Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited in favour of Thomas Millar, Groundsman, and Mrs Mary Neil Crow Grieve or Millar No. 6 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown, Linlithgow signed by W. Peutherer, Director, Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited dated 21 December 1962. The plan attached shows the property edged Red and access road coloured Brown. There is a scale 1 inch = 20 feet and a location plan inset with a scale 1/2500.
    • 143211 - Disposition - No. 7 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown. - Copy Disposition by Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited in favour of Henry Nicol No. 7 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown, Linlithgow signed by W. Peutherer, Director, Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited dated 13 October 1963. The plan attached shows the property edged Red and access road coloured Brown. There is a scale 1 inch = 20 feet and a location plan inset with a scale 1/2500.
    • 143212 - Disposition - No. 8 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown, Linlithgow. - Copy Disposition by Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited in favour of Mrs. Agnes Bell 8 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown, Linlithgow signed by W. Peutherer, Director, Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited dated 30 October 1963. The plan attached shows the property edged Red and access road coloured Brown. There is a scale 1 inch = 20 feet and a location plan inset with a scale 1/2500.
    • 143213 - Disposition - No. 9 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown - Copy Disposition by Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited in favour of Henry Aitken Henderson Bell No. 9 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown, Linlithgow signed by W. Peutherer, Director, Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited dated 24 August 1962. The plan attached shows the property edged Red and access road coloured Brown. There is a scale 1 inch = 20 feet and a location plan inset with a scale 1/2500.
    • 143214 - Disposition, No. 10 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown - Copy Disposition by Young's Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited in favour of Mrs. Margaret White No. 10 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown, Linlithgow signed by W. Peutherer, Director, Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited dated 25 March 1964. The plan attached shows the property edged Red and access road coloured Brown. There is a scale 1 inch = 20 feet and a location plan inset with a scale 1/2500.
    • 143215 - Disposition, No. 11 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown - Copy Disposition by Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited in favour of James Cook & Others No. 11 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown, Linlithgow signed by W. Peutherer, Director, Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited dated 11December 1963. The plan attached shows the property edged Red and access road coloured Brown. There is a scale 1 inch = 20 feet and a location plan inset with a scale 1/2500.
    • 143216 - Disposition, No. 12 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown. - Copy Disposition by Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited in favour of James Taggart No. 12 Redhouse Cottages, Threemiletown, Linlithgow signed by W. Peutherer, Director, Young’s Paraffin Light and Mineral Oil Company Limited dated 11 December 1963. The plan attached shows the property edged Red and access road coloured Brown. There is a scale 1 inch = 20 feet and a location plan inset with a scale 1/2500.