Evidence of poor quality bricks and misfiring within the kiln.

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Below – A brick showing the irregularities caused by a stone in the mix. This was found near Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders.

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Below – A brick found at the old Jedfoot Bridge Station railway platform situated at Bonjedward / Mounthooly Jedburgh.

The brick appears to have ‘blown’ out on the left hand side during firing.

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Below – 1897 – Jedfoot Bridge Railway Station.

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