The following Gilmour & Co, Kilmarnock brick was recovered at the Cumbernauld Fire Clay Works, Cumbernauld Station near Glasgow by Ian King. The pipeworks were closed down and the brick was within an office. Ian was an electrical engineer who worked at many Scottish brickworks. Ian was informed by Bill Becket, the manager at the…
Found Seafield, Edinburgh
Bonnyton Fireclay Works, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire.
Stamped to both sides with the same brickmark.
White enamel glaze to 1 side.
Note the channels to the right and left of the frog. This is likely to assist the keying of the cement and strengthen the bond between the bricks.
Below – The same stamp on a brick and with the same channels but this brick also appears to have a double border to the frog on one side. This was found by Eddie McLean in the Glasgow area.
Below – the same brickmark on both sides of a brick without the channels to the left and right of the frog.
Below – the same mark on a brick with a variation to the frog, found in the Glasgow area by Michael Fallone. The brick is stamped to both sides.