All ideas, theories or wild guesses as to the origins of any brick in this section can be forwarded via my contact form. Some of the bricks listed here because I do not have any factual evidence as to the brickmaker albeit we believe it is a particular firm ( any confirmation would be excellent) but other bricks are a complete mystery as to manufacturer.

  • Unmarked frogged brick

    Found at the Manuel Works, Whitecross. Unknown manufacturer. Find location would suggest Scottish origins

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  • Unmarked special

    Found at the Manuel Works, Whitecross Unidentified maker. Find location would suggest Scottish origins

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  • Unmarked special

    Found Manuel Works, Whitecross Stein, Castlecary Fireclay Works, Castlecary, Stirlingshire. Stein, Manuel

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  • Unmarked wall coping

    Found in West Wemyss, Fife. Salt-glazed. Unidentified maker. Find location would suggest Scottish origins

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  • V

    Found at Newmains, Morningside, North Lanarkshire Unidentified maker however find location would suggest

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  • VII

    Found by Matt Seattle in the Hawick, Scottish Borders area. Unknown maker. Find location would suggest

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  • VII

    Found by Michael Fallone in the Glasgow area. VII Unidentified maker. Find location would suggest Scottish

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  • VIII

    Found by Willie Guthrie on the site of the old Lennox Foundry, Glasgow. Unidentified brickmaker  –

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  • VIIII

    Found by Michael Fallone in the Glasgow area. VIIII Unidentified maker. Find location would suggest Scottish

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  • Vulcan

    Vulcan brick – This has no frog, unlike my own partial example. Campbell & Co, Roughcastle

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  • W

    Found by Tam Moffet on the Wemyss Brickworks site. Unidentified brick. Find location would suggest Scottish

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  • W 8

    Found by Eddie McLean in the Glasgow area. Unidentified maker but find location would suggest Scottish

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  • W 81

    Found on the old James Dougall site, Bonnyside, Bonnybridge Maker unknown Find location would suggest

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  • W W

    Found at Ravenscraig, Motherwell. Silica bricks. This is a silica brick. Possibly made by or for William

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  • W W

    Found Newmains, Morningside, North Lanarkshire. This is a silica brick. Possibly made by or for William

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  • Wards Improved

    Found Newcastle upon Tyne. Unidentified as yet. Note the oversized ‘A’ and it does not have

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  • WD with diamond design

    Found on the Firth of Clyde. WD with an elongated diamond design between the initials. Unidentified maker.

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  • Webster

    Found by Ian Suddaby on the shore at Bo’ness. This example is not in my possession. The manufacturer

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  • Wil

    Found Newmains, Morningside, North Lanarkshire Find location would suggest Scottish origins but…

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  • Wilson

    Any ideas? The origins of this diamond-shaped iron ‘Wilson’ stamp are unknown. Note the elongated

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  • Wilson Stirling

    Found in the Alloa area. The brick is stamped ‘Wilson’ to one side and ‘Stirling’ to the other.

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  • Wilson Stirling

    Found by Bill Duff in Alloa. This example is not in my possession. The brick is stamped ‘Wilson’

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  • WM

    Found in Fife by Tom Slaven. The find location would suggest Scottish Origins but … This example

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  • WM

    Found by Ian Suddaby at Gorebridge, Midlothian. This example is not in my possession. The find location

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  • Wright L

    Unidentified brickmaker  – this example is held by a Scottish museum. Possibly Scottish This example

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  • WTH & Co

    Found at the old Etna and Atlas Brickworks site. Atlas Brickworks, Bathville, Armadale, West Lothian.

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  • WTH & CO

    Photographed at the Andromeda Botanic Gardens in Barbados by Barney Corrigan. The manufacturer is unknown

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