• Callendar

    Found at Drum Farm, Bonnybridge. Callendar Brick And Fireclay Works, Glen Works, Glen Village, Falkirk, Stirlingshire. . . . . Below – The same stamp on a slightly different sized brick. Found Manuel Works, Whitecross. Below – The same stamp on a slightly deeper frog. Note the reversed ‘D’. Found by Eddie McLean in the…

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  • Afton

    Found at the Avonbridge / Afton Brick Works, Avonbridge. Afton Brick Co Ltd, Avonbridge / Afton Brick Works, Avonbridge. . . . .

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  • Gartshore

    Found on Bo’ness Firth of Forth. Gartshore Brickworks, Twechar, Kilsyth. . . . .

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  • Caledonian

    Found on Bo’ness Firth of Forth. Newmains Brickworks, Morningside, Lanarkshire Alternative brickworks include: Kelty Brickworks, Fife. Hamilton Brickworks, Hamilton, Lanarkshire. Mayfield Brickworks, Carluke, Lanarkshire. (Note – SBH – this particular brick was probably made at Mayfield, Carluke).  

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  • Sankey BM Scotch

    Found on Bo’ness Firth of Forth. J H Sankey & Son, Essex Wharf, Canning Town, London. This may be a Scottish product. A collaboration between Castlecary Fireclay & Lime Works, Castlecary and Sankey hence the Scotch reference.  Please see this link for my reasons – click me. . .

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  • Sankey BM Scotch

    Found at Roughcastle fire clay works, Bonnybridge. J H Sankey & Son, Essex Wharf, Canning Town, London. This may be a Scottish product. A collaboration between Castlecary Fireclay & Lime Works, Castlecary and Sankey hence the Scotch reference.  Please see this link for my reasons – click me. . . Below – Very similar brickmark…

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  • Cumbernauld

    Found on Bo’ness Firth of Forth Cumbernauld Fireclay Works, Cumbernauld, Lanarkshire. . . . .

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  • Hyslop

    Found Garliston Works, Glenboig. Airdrie House Brickworks, Airdrie, Lanarkshire. Alternative brickworks include: Kipps, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. . .    

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  • Glenyards

    Found Bo’ness, Firth of Forth. Note the thumbprint to top right. Glenyards Fireclay Works, Glenyards, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. . . . . Below – A very similar stamp on a shaped brick found in the Glasgow area by Eddie Mclean.  

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  • C

    Found on Bo’ness Firth of Forth. Commondyke Brickworks, Common, near Auchinleck, Ayrshire. . . . .  

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  • Westfield

    Found Manuel Works, Whitecross –  (looked like part of an ancillary building on edge of the works) Craigrigg Brickworks, Westfield, West Lothian. . . . .  

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  • Bonnybridge Brand

    Found Bonnybridge. Bonnybridge Silica & Fireclay Brickworks, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. . . . . Below – Virtually the same stamp on a wedge shaped example found at Drum Farm, Bonnybridge

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  • Glenrig

    Found on Bo’ness Firth of Forth. Callendar Brick & Fireclay Co Ltd, Glen Works, Glen Village, Falkirk. No information found on this brickmark but Callendar Colliery was also known as the Glenrig Mine and was associated with the Callendar Brick & Fireclay Co Ltd, so it seems reasonable that the GLENRIG brickmark may have originated…

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  • Dewar

    Found by Tam Moffett in Fife. Drumpark Brickworks, Bargeddie, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. There appears to be no frog as such. The round ended mark is likely just to be the mark left by the stamp plate. . . . Below – A similar stamp on a brick found by Andrew Wood in the Fife area. Not…

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  • J G Stein & Co Denny

    Found at Stein Castlecary Works, Castlecary Stein, Castlecary Fireclay Works, Castlecary, Stirlingshire. Stein, Manuel Firebrick and Refractory Works, Whitecross, Stirlingshire. Stein & Co, Anchor Brickworks, Denny, Stirlingshire. Milnquarter Fireclay & Gannister Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire . Below – The same stamp on a bullnose version found by Gordon Wyle in Alloa. Below  – The stamp is…

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  • Stein Ladle

    Found Manuel Works, Whitecross. Stein, Castlecary Fireclay Works, Castlecary, Stirlingshire. Stein, Manuel Firebrick and Refractory Works, Whitecross, Stirlingshire. Stein & Co, Anchor Brickworks, Denny, Stirlingshire. Milnquarter Fireclay & Gannister Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. . Below – a similar stamp found by Gordon Wyle at Manuel Works, Whitecross. The lettering has a slightly differen spacing and there…

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  • Myrtle

    Found Manuel Works, Whitecross. Stein, Castlecary Fireclay Works, Castlecary, Stirlingshire. Stein, Manuel Firebrick and Refractory Works, Whitecross, Stirlingshire. Stein & Co, Anchor Brickworks, Denny, Stirlingshire. Milnquarter Fireclay & Gannister Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire This looks like a ‘normal’ firebrick, unlike the ususal stamped Myrtle bricks which are silica based. Below – The same stamp on a…

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  • Thistle

    Found Manuel Works, Whitecross Stein, Castlecary Fireclay Works, Castlecary, Stirlingshire. Stein, Manuel Firebrick and Refractory Works, Whitecross, Stirlingshire. Stein & Co, Anchor Brickworks, Denny, Stirlingshire. Milnquarter Fireclay & Gannister Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. .      

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  • Thistle X

    Found Manuel Works, Whitecross. Stein, Castlecary Fireclay Works, Castlecary, Stirlingshire. Stein, Manuel Firebrick and Refractory Works, Whitecross, Stirlingshire. Stein & Co, Anchor Brickworks, Denny, Stirlingshire. Milnquarter Fireclay & Gannister Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire Note the ‘Square’ to the far left. . Below – Very similar stamp on a brick found in Barrow in Furness by Richard…

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  • Stein 50

    Found Manuel Works, Whitecross   Stein, Castlecary Fireclay Works, Castlecary, Stirlingshire. Stein, Manuel Firebrick and Refractory Works, Whitecross, Stirlingshire. Stein & Co, Anchor Brickworks, Denny, Stirlingshire. Milnquarter Fireclay & Gannister Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. .  

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  • Gibb & Sons Auchinlee

    Found on Granton, Firth of Forth. Thomas Gibb and Sons, quarry masters and brick makers at Auchinlee, Cleland and Huntershill and Crowhill, Bishopbriggs. . . . .  

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  • Hurll Glasgow

    Found on Bo’ness Firth of Forth. Note the thumbprint to top right. Garnqueen Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire Alternative brickworks include: Gartliston Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Building bricks at Garscadden Works, Drumchapel. . Below – Technically the same stamp but Glasgow has been added upside down. Note the thumbprint to bottom left. Found at Bo’ness. Below…

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  • Darngavil

    Found on Bo’ness Firth of Forth Darngavil Brickworks Ltd, Craigrigg Works, West Lothian. Alternative brickworks include: Darngavil Brickworks Ltd, Darngavil Works, Airdrie, Lanarkshire. Canmore Canmore .

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  • Grangemouth

    Found on the old site of the Grangemouth Firebrick Works. Grangemouth Firebrick Works, Skinflats, Grangemouth, Falkirk. . . . . Below – A similar stamp on a ‘frog’ with squared ends. Found at Grangemouth.    

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  • Cannerton

    Found on Bo’ness Firth of Forth. Cannerton Brickworks, Banknock, Stirlingshire. Alternative Names – Bonnybridge, Banknock, Cannerton Brick Company. Note the reversed ‘N’. . .  

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  • Craigend Falcon

    Found on Bo’ness Firth of Forth Craigend Refractories, Muiravonside, Falkirk . . . . Below – The same stamp but on a more defined frog, found on a brick found by Ian Suddaby in Aberdeenshire.

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  • Frew

    Found on Bo’ness Firth of Forth Rawyards Brickworks, Rawyards, Airdrie, Lanarkshire. Alternative brickworks include: Drumbathie Brickworks, Rawyards, Airdrie, Lanarkshire. Below – if you look closely you can see this brick was double stamped. The is an underlying ‘FREW’ stamp  – in reverse and upside down. . .    

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  • Banton

    Found on Bo’ness Firth of Forth Banton Brickworks, Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire. . . . . . .

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  • NCB Bar-Law

    Found on Bo’ness Firth of Forth Barbauchlaw Brick Works, Armadale, West Lothian. . . . .

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  • GISCOL

    Found on Bo’ness Firth of Forth Newmains Brickworks, Morningside, Lanarkshire Alternative brickworks include: Birkfield Brickworks, Carluke, Lanarkshire. GISCOL stands for the Glasgow Iron and Steel Company (Limited). .   Below  – this is the same stamp but on a brick 2″ thick  

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