Below – 30/10/1841 – Carlisle Journal – Article on land draining in Ayrshire. Early drain ‘tubes’ were made at Drongan Pottery. The article describes various methods for creating a drain and states that in 1841, Ayrshire could boast 54 tileworks. . . Below – 30/12/1846 – Dumfries and Galloway Standard – Article on land draining…
Find location suggests Scottish origins but….
Something like Dunshalt Brick and Tile Works, Auchtermucthy, Fife – which is 20 miles or so from the find site or the Den Brick and Tile Works, Kirkcaldy, Fife.
Below – Many thanks to Chris McIntyre for the following information. The DBT bricks in this photo were handed in as being found in the Dumfries area and it is suspected that DBT stands for Dalbeattie Brick and Tile Works. The bricks are very similar to my DBT example as found in Dundee. So could this brickmark be a Dalbaeattie product?