Blackpots Tileworks, Whitehills, Banff. Canmore Images These small brick and tile works are situated immediately above the shoreline on the side of Knock Head, Whitehills, about 2 miles W of Banff. The clay used for the manufacture of field drainage tiles is quarried from the sides of a shallow pit in the headland and is…
Found on the beach in front of the works.
Found on the shoreline at Blackpots.
Blackpots Tileworks, Whitehills, Banff.
This looks like some sort of tile, possibly a roof tile. A peg or flat roof tile. The section between the ‘L’ and ‘T’ of the Blackpots mark appears to be purposely indented by a couple of mm’s. Perhaps this ridge was used to assist the positioning on a wooden tie or support strap.
It is approximately 25 mm thick.