Gartcraig bricks in Boston, USA

Source – Arthur H Vinal in his book Edmund March Wheelwright and the chestnut hill, suggests that Wheelwright, Architect,  used Gartcraig bricks in several buildings.

“Wheelwight experimented with the pale yellow Scottish firebricks that he used back to front to expose the random black streaking from the kiln, as for instance in the palatial Larz Anderson ‘Weld’ Estate Cariiage House, teh Brighton Police House , The Williams school, and Ashmont fire house. (Boston).

Below – “Wheelwright first used them in the 1889 Larz Anderson Carriage House”



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