Carty Tileworks, Carty Port, Penninghame, Wigtownshire Canmore Carty Tile Works, Wigtownshire Carty Tileworks was a typical small rural tileworks, making clay drainage tiles for local markets. When built it probably shipped some of its products to market, as there were the remains of a wood-piled quay beside the works. This view (below) shows the single…
Carty Tileworks, Carty Port, Penninghame, Wigtownshire.
Carty Tile Works; Carty Bridge; Carty Port.
When Graham Douglas was carrying out the survey of Scottish brickworks c.1985 he was given this by an employee at the Carty Tileworks. It is not marked in any way but was made purely as an ornament, probably for a garden planter. The top is a sculptured drainage tile with capped ends and it sits on a half drainage tile. This was not made by the company for selling – it was purely a little sideline of the employee.
I have added this for interest’s sake.