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; Bonnybridge Firebrick Works. Firebrick works, High Bonnybridge, late 19th to early 20th century. A compact site consisting of a two-vent firebrick kiln and a single-storey, red-brick moulding shop with a heated drying floor. One of the last small firebrick works in the country. (Note – SBH – Canmore states the works…