This fireclay household fire back was found at a house built between 1897 – 1900 at Kirkintilloch, Glasgow. Kindly donated by Margo Cross and her brother. Patent 16F Anderson Bonnybridge – INLO. Believed to be a product of the Glenyards Fireclay Company Ltd, Greenhill, Bonnybridge. Glenyards Brickworks ( name prior to being known as Glenyards Fireclay Company…
Found in a grate in Emsworth, Hampshire, England
Maker unknown but most likely Scottish due to the Falkirk stamp.
Approx 33cm long x 21cm high
Falkirk 95 A 14
The image below has been turned 180 degrees allow an easier read of the mark.
Note the number 4 appears back to front.
The following 3 examples of clay fired firebacks were found in the woodland surrounding the Carron Ironworks, Falkirk. They have no identifiable stamp but I believe they will have been manufactured by The Carron Co for their extensive range of stoves, cookers and ranges. I will record them as a Carron product until evidence suggests…
This example is in the possession of the Auckland War Memorial Museum, New Zealand. Source link It is part of a fireplace setting that was installed as a display at this Museum in 1965-66. There is, unfortunately, no provenance as to how and why this firebrick ended up in New Zealand. There are no known…
Canmore. Broomhill Brickworks, High Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire Broomhill Brickworks was built to produce refractory bricks, a speciality of the Bonnybridge area. It was probably the smallest works of its kind in Scotland, with a single kiln and a small moulding and drying shed. This view shows the single rectangular downdraught kiln from the south west. This…