• Danger LBC Phorpres Electricity

    Found by Richard Comish in Barrow in Furness. Danger LBC Phorpres Electricity. London Brick Company – It has been estimated that a third of all the brick houses in England are built from London Brick Company bricks. The London Brick Company started production just over a century ago and usage peaked in the Post-War rebuilding period…

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  • C.B

    Unidentified brick Found on the River Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne

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  • LDP

    Found on the Firth of Forth at Bo’ness. Believed to be a Dyson Low Porosity bloating ladle brick. L.D.P with the ‘D’ being incorporated within a diamond-shaped mark. These Dyson bricks were possibly made at the East Works at Bonnybridge (Dougall/Dyson site) or possibly by Dyson Refractories, England. James Dougall & Sons Ltd, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire…

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  • Millstone

    Found Newcastle upon Tyne Millstone Grit and Fireclay Ltd, Wester Jawcraig, Falkirk. . . . .  

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  • Glenboig V16

    Found in Fife area by Jean Cochrane. Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Alternative brickworks include: Glenboig Star Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Glenboig Fireclay Works, (Old Works) Glenboig, Lanarkshire .  

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  • Spin MC

    Found at Bo’ness Unidentified refractory or engineering brick. Find location suggests Scottish origins but….. I believe the ‘spin’ stands for spinel or spinella and the MG for Magnesium and this assumption is based on several articles along the lines of this information  MC – May refer to Magnesium Chrome as per “Heretofore, under those techniques…

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  • Gartcosh

    Found at Glenboig Gartcosh Fireclay Works, Gartcosh, Glasgow. . . . .    

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  • Herbert Shire

    Found in Fife area  – JC Herbertshire Brickworks, Denny, Stirlingshire. . . . .

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  • Carfin

    Found Newmains, Morningside, North Lanarkshire. Carfin Brickworks, Motherwell, Lanarkshire. . . . .

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  • 3/2 3/4

    Found at Bo’ness, Firth of Forth Unidentified maker. Find location would suggest Scottish origins. . . .

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  • Brand

    Found North shore of Firth of Forth Garturk Brickworks, Calder, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.  c. 1889 to c. 1938   (1852 to pre 1907) Alternative brickworks: Rochsolloch Brickworks, Coatdyke, Coatbridge, Airdrie Lanarkshire. Canmore The name Brand crops up twice in “A Survey of Scottish Brickmarks” with the first instance being Robert Brand proprietor/owner of Garturk Brickworks and the…

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  • Bowhill

    Found North shore of Firth of Forth. Bowhill Colliery Brickworks, Cardenden, Fife. . . . .    

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  • Wemyss

    Found West Wemyss. Wemyss Brick Co. Various works in the Aberhill, Denbeath and Methil areas of Fife. . . . .

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  • fingerprint x 4

    Found North shore of Firth of Forth Maker unknown – appears to be an early hand made or wooden moulded brick. Find location would suggest Scottish origins. (no thumb print on other side). . . .  

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  • Lochside

    Found North shore of Firth of Forth Lochside Works, Townhill, Dunfermline, Fife. . . . .

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  • Lochside

    Found North shore of Firth of Forth Lochside Works, Townhill, Dunfermline, Fife. . . . .

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  • Bonnybridge

    Found Newmains, Morningside, North Lanarkshire Bonnybridge Silica & Fireclay Brickworks, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire . . . . .

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  • Patent

    Found at Bo’ness, Firth of Forth. Believed to have been made at the Inverkeithing Fireclay and Brick Co Works, Inverkeithing. . . . . . . . Following exploration of the burn running alongside the old Inverkeithing Fireclay and Brick Co Works by Ian Suddaby, he has found 4 variations of this mark  and swings…

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  • Wellwood

    Found at Bo’ness, Firth of Forth. Wellwood Brick Co. Works, Dunfermline, Fife. . . . . Below  – The same stamp but it is a variation in brick size – much thinner, lighter brick and different colour. Found Charlestown. Below – The same stamp but it is a variation in brick size. This is a…

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  • Rawyards

    Found at Bo’ness, Firth of Forth. Rawyards Brickworks, Airdrie, Lanarkshire. . . . . Below – The same stamp on a bullnose brick. Found by Stuart Malcolm in the Glasgow area.  

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  • Kingseat

    Found North shore of Firth of Forth. Kingseat Colliery, Kingseat, Dunfermline. . . . .

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  • Alloa

    Found by Gordon Wyle in Alva. Alloa Brick & Tile Works, Alloa, Clackmannanshire. . . . .  

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  • A. Bald Alloa

    Found North shore, Firth of Forth. Alloa Brick & Tile Works, Alloa, Clackmannanshire. . . . .  

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  • Heathfield

    Found Bo’ness, Firth of Forth. Heathfield Fireclay Works, Garnkirk. Note thumb print to top right. . . .

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  • 20 125

    Found Bo’ness Firth of Forth. Fire brick of unknown origins. Maker unknown. Find location would suggest Scottish origins but…. . .  

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  • Arniston 1868

    Found in 19th century greenhouse base, Crailing, Jedburgh. Arniston Coal, Lime & Brick Works, Gorebridge, Midlothian. . . . . Below – A similar stamp on a red brick found at the old Arniston Colliery.

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  • Hill of Beath

    Found North shore of Firth of Forth. Hill of Beath Fireclay Works, Hill of Beath, Fife. . . . . Below – The same stamp on a brick with a slotted section through the right margin. (Note – SBH – The reason for this slot is still not known). Found by George Hunter in Fife….

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  • NCB P-Grange

    Found Jedburgh, Scottish Borders. Prestongrange Brick, Tile and Fireclay Works, Prestonpans, East Lothian. . . . .  

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  • Craigend

    Found at Bo’ness, Firth of Forth Craigend Brick and Tile Works, Muiravonside, Stirlingshire. . . . .  

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  • Kennet

    Found at Bo’ness, Firth of Forth. Brucefield Brickworks, Kennet, Clackmannanshire. . . . . .

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